Texas Gov. Greg Abbott wants answers from Harris about migrant surge

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The governor of Texas is demanding answers from Vice President Kamala Harris about the surge of unaccompanied children to the southern border, warning in a letter this week that the administration&…
The governor of Texas is demanding answers from Vice President Kamala Harris about the surge of unaccompanied children to the southern border, warning in a letter this week that the administration's foot-dragging imperils national security and endangers lives.

"I want to express to you the threats and challenges caused by this administration's open border policies," Gov. Greg Abbott wrote in the letter dated Tuesday to Harris, who President Biden tapped to oversee the response to the crisis, Fox News reported.

"These policies embolden and enrich cartels, smugglers, and human traffickers who continue to ramp up their criminal operations," Abbott, a Republican, continued. "In many cases, these criminals lure unaccompanied minors into inhumane conditions and expose them to abuse and terror."

The letter included a list of questions he wants Harris to answer as well as a suggestion that she visit the border to review the situation with her own eyes.

Abbott said he wants answers about who is assisting the minors as they make the trek to the US, what the administration is doing to eliminate the threat of harm to them and confirm whether…
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