Texas: thousands of migrants, mostly Haitian, gather under border bridge in squalid makeshift camp

September 17, 2021

Thousands of mostly Haitian asylum seekers have gathered under the bridge that connects Del Rio in Texas and Mexico’s Ciudad Acuña, creating a makeshift camp with few basic services in intense heat. More than 50 Democratic lawmakers urged the Biden administration to halt deportations to Haiti.

Source: The Guardian, Alexandra Villarreal in Austin and agencies, 9/17/21, Texas: thousands of migrants gather under border bridge in makeshift camp

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