Report: New plan to send more migrants to Albuquerque

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — As a file quantity of migrants are arriving at the U.S.-Mexico border, new reporting demonstrates a system to go several of them to Albuquerque.

NBC Information stories it has obtained files that display the Section of Homeland Protection programs to transportation migrants awaiting immigration proceedings to different U.S. towns. In the coming months, Los Angeles would be the to start with city to acquire migrants, and, at some point, Albuquerque would as perfectly, in accordance to the report.

The movements would be an endeavor to enable with overcrowding nearer to the border.

None of the New Mexico companies KOB 4 reached out to Wednesday would verify they have any understanding of new plans to deliver migrants to Albuquerque.

A spokesperson for the metropolis business that handles immigration, which falls below the Business of Fairness and Inclusion, gave specifics on asylum seekers. They claimed, considering that February, the city has provided shelter for about 800 asylum seekers – temporarily putting them up in a hotel, for which FEMA pays them again. Volunteers give other enable.

The spokesperson did not say whether or not that system would use to migrants who would appear to Albuquerque in the reportedly new DHS strategies.

A rep for the direct business that aids refugees in New Mexico, Lutheran Family members Products and services, stated it would not have anything at all to do with the ideas, saying it would not engage in a part in furnishing shelter in a scenario like that.

A spokesperson with the governor’s workplace did not say whether the governor is aware of the options, but extra, “We would have substantial problems about any motion that would impact the statewide capability to deliver humanitarian aid to wildfire aid initiatives.”

Several other metropolis and state companies both reported they would not be concerned, or they were being not able to respond to KOB 4’s issues.