Brownsville City Manager Says 5,900 Immigrants to be Released
BROWNSVILLE – The Brownsville City Manager says the Rio Grande Valley may receive an influx of about 5,900 immigrants.
City Manager Noel Bernal says, “We have information that the Valley as a whole may receive an influx of about 5,900. What we want to make sure is that we have the staging area has the capacity to support that so we can continue to focus on the transit side."
There is no official city-by-city breakdown for the releases according to Bernal.
Border Patrol is not confirming the number of planned releases.
The Valley remains the busiest area for illegal border crossings along the Southern border, with agents averaging 1,000 apprehensions per day.
Mission church donates Chromebooks to local non-profit
Rio Grande Valley to receive nearly 70,000 COVID-19 vaccines
McAllen firefighters rescue disabled man from house fire
'It's like a business:' Experts say cartels are turning to social media...
DPS investigates fatal auto-pedestrian crash near San Manuel