Cruz: TX COVID Rates Rising Due in Significant Part to Illegal Aliens

Cruz responded that while both were factors, he believed the border crisis in Texas was significantly contributing to the rise in rates.“We have a border crisis in the state of Texas. We’re seeing it first-hand…500,000 people have crossed into this country illegally in the first six months. We’re on pace for over two million people this year. That is the highest rate of illegal immigration in 20 years,” he said.He said when he visited the border of the Rio Grande Valley a couple of months ago with 19 senators, they visited a tent facility that with COVID protocols in place, could house 250 people.“We visited, it had over 4,200 people packed into that 1700% in excess of its capacity,” he said. He added:

Source: Cruz: TX COVID Rates Rising Due in Significant Part to Illegal Aliens

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