Governor Kristi Noem of South Dakota promised her constituents that she would not allow the crossing of illegal immigrants into the state as part of the Biden administrations plan to spread illegal aliens throughout northern states.
On Wednesday morning, Noem tweeted that they would not be accepting relocated immigrants, telling them “call me when you’re an American.”
South Dakota won’t be taking any illegal immigrants that the Biden Administration wants to relocate. My message to illegal immigrants… call me when you’re an American.
— Governor Kristi Noem (@govkristinoem) April 14, 2021
This news follows Governor Henry McMaster of South Carolina issuing an executive action last Monday which blocks the Biden administration from sending migrant children to foster homes and other facilities within the state.
McMaster shared his thoughts on Twitter, claiming that the border crisis is the Biden administration’s responsibility, and claiming that spreading migrants to states such as his own will only worsen the problem. He says that his executive action is intended to protect the children of South Carolina, ensuring their access to child services are not cut short or disrupted by masses of migrants.
The heartbreaking humanitarian crisis on our border was created by the Biden Administration. Sending unaccompanied migrant children from the border to states like South Carolina only makes the problem worse. https://t.co/dB5EUOJEyc
— Gov. Henry McMaster (@henrymcmaster) April 12, 2021
Border states and Republican lawmakers have repeatedly criticized the Biden administration for their flimsy immigration policies and mismanagement of migrant detention camps.
Migrants have been arriving at the border in truly record breaking numbers, overwhelming facilities and personnel. People are being crammed into detention facilities, causing mass spread of coronavirus. The Biden administration also has allotted millions of taxpayer dollars to house migrants in hotels near the border. There is currently no resolution to the crisis in sight.
Author: Phil Barber