Along with the doctors that are now stationed at the shelters where illegal immigrants are screened before being sent out to another part of the country, there is now news that another 300,000 illegal immigrants are now ‘en route’ to the United States from Mexico. According to WOAI…
Officials are finally getting their arms around one of the biggest problems emerging from the flood of Central American immigrants pouring into Texas, News Radio 1200 WOAI’s Michael Board has learned.
Shawn Moran, who is with the U.S. Border Patrol Council, which represents Border Patrol agents nationwide, says doctors and other health professionals are now in place at the shelters housing the migrants to make sure they don’t have any communicable diseases before they are sent across the country.
“Its getting better,” he says. “Everyone is being screened and receiving medical care.”
In fact, one source told Newsradio 1200 WOAI as many as 300,000 Central American immigrants are now ‘en route’ to the United States through Mexico, and the Department of Defense has asked military bases around the country to find 180 barracks, holding centers, and other facilities to house the flood which is not expected to stop coming any time soon.
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