Sara Carter joined “The Next Revolution” with host Steve Hilton on Sunday to discuss her experience at the southern border and her growing concerns with the influx of migrants.
Carter has spent the last six weeks documenting the crisis along the U.S.-Mexico border. She just recently returned from Tijuana, Mexico where she spoke with migrants and border patrol agents.
“It is a crisis that is astounding,” Carter told Hilton. “The only people benefiting from this are the drug cartels, the human traffickers, and the politicians who are using people as political pawns and especially the children.”
Moreover, Carter said she met many young children who had been separated from their families and some who had been victims of trafficking.
“I can’t stress enough that this is just the beginning of a crisis that is going to overwhelm our system this year,” Carter said.
President Joe Biden finally referred to the influx of migrants at the southern border as a “crisis” for the first time on Sunday.
For months, the Biden administration has avoided using the word “crisis” and instead referred to the border as a “challenge.”
Biden admitted over the weekend that his administration was focusing on the “crisis” and now the administration is ready to increase the number of refugees allowed into the country.
“We’re going to increase the number [of refugees],” Biden said. “The problem was that the refugee part was working on the crisis that ended up on the border with young people. We couldn’t do two things at once. But now we are going to increase the number.”
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NYC Mayor Adams’ budget cuts slash total number of police and education funds
“No city should be left to handle a national humanitarian crisis largely on its own, and without the significant and timely support we need from Washington, D.C., today’s budget will only be the beginning,” said New York City Democratic Mayor Eric Adams about his decision to make budget cuts as a result of the overwhelming migrant crisis.
However, those who will suffer from budget cuts to the city’s services to offset the cost of dealing with the ever-increasing number of migrants are those that are in place to make the city better.
“The cuts will see police freeze hiring and bring the total number of police officers below 30,000. It would further slash the education budget by $1 billion over two years and affect a litany of other agencies” reports Just The News.
Albeit, Adams admitted: “In all my time in government, this is probably one of the most painful exercises I’ve gone through.” More than 110,000 migrants have arrived in New York City over the past year, including roughly 13,000 sent from Texas by GOP Governor Greg Abbott as part of his ongoing bussing plan to send new arrivals to the U.S. to sanctuary cities.
However, similar to other leaders of sanctuary cities, Adams is unwilling to put his money where his mouth is. In September, Adams warned that the crisis would “destroy New York City” and begged the federal government to pay for his mess.
“I’m gonna tell you something, New Yorkers, never in my life have I had a problem that I didn’t see an ending to. I don’t see an ending to this,” Adams said at the time. “The federal government needs to do its job. We need the federal government, the Congress members, the Senate and the president to do their job: close the borders,” said Adams’ advisor Ingrid Lewis Martin insisted in early October. “And until you close the borders, you need to come on with a full-on decompression strategy where you can take all of our migrants and move them through our 50 states.”
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