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No Illegal Migrants Will Flow Into Western Oklahoma Through Great Plains Correctional Center in Hinton

Sat, 07 Aug 2021 08:50:07 CDT

No Illegal Migrants Will Flow Into Western Oklahoma Through Great Plains Correctional Center in Hinton Senator James Lankford (R-OK) successfully blocked President Biden’s Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) office from opening a “surge overflow temporary facility” at the Great Plains Correctional Institution in Hinton, Oklahoma, that would have been used to process migrants who crossed the border illegally and release them into Western Oklahoma. Twenty-four hours after Lankford spoke on the Senate floor and contacted Department of Homeland Security (DHS) leadership directly with his strong objection, DHS announced they would not transfer people illegally crossing into the United States to Hinton for release.

“Late this week, we learned ICE was looking at a facility in Hinton to open a so-called surge overflow temporary facility to move people from the border, process them in western Oklahoma, and then release them out of that facility on their own recognizance,” said Lankford. “Oklahomans are rightly concerned with what we have seen at the border over the last seven months. We do not want an ICE facility in our state that is designed to process and release undocumented individuals. President Biden should spend more time focusing on how to stop the record number of illegal crossings from all over the world, rather than developing new places to release people after they illegally cross into our nation.

"Today, we were successful at stopping that from happening. Now, let’s secure our border, finish the wall, and enforce our laws at the border.”


US Customs and Border Protection (CBP) released the preliminary border crossing numbers for July, which included an astounding 20-year-high total encounters of over 210,000. CBP seized 508 pounds of fentanyl in June, which was up 12 percent from May. Additionally, the June update revealed that 95,079 unaccompanied children were found at the border this fiscal year.



Source- Office of Senator James Lankford


   

 

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