Vishal P. Singh
This morning, 40 asylum seekers arrived on a bus in Los Angeles from Brownsville, Texas. This is the eighth bus of asylum seekers sent here by Texas, bringing the total number of asylum seekers here from Texas to 323.
This xenophobic Republican political scheme by Texas Governor Greg Abbott has led to a 3-year-old asylum seeker's death on a bus to Chicago that was also sent from Brownsville.
Her name was Jismary Alejandra Barboza González and her funeral was today. Her birthday was next week.
The Coalition for Humane Immigrant Rights of Los Angeles is helping provide them with food, shelter, medical services, immigration orientations, and family reunion services.