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McAllen Asks Gov’t for Reimbursement of Funds Used for Immigrants

2 years 5 months 6 days ago Thursday, April 11 2019 Apr 11, 2019 April 11, 2019 5:30 PM April 11, 2019 in News - Local

MCALLEN – The city of McAllen is seeking reimbursement for money spent on helping immigrants.

KRGV’s Christian Colón spoke with McAllen Mayor Jim Darling.

He says it’s unfair for taxpayers to bear the cost of an issue that belongs to the federal government.   

Darling says expenses, such as transportation, bathroom facilities and support to local respite centers, has been paid with taxpayer money.  

He is seeking help from the Federal Emergency Management Agency and calls this a humanitarian crisis.  

Watch the video above for more information.

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