California Official Slams 'Concierge Service' for Migrants

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Supervisor Joel Anderson, who sponsored the proposal with Vargas, reportedly said that since last September the San Diego region has experienced 135,000 migrant street releases—processing more than 80,000 people in the process, with some 99 percent leaving the area to go to other locations.


Funding is "a step in the right direction" and will minimize the exploitation and homelessness of migrants, Anderson said.


"I want to thank Chair Nora Vargas for her leadership in addressing the humanitarian crisis at our border," Anderson told Newsweek on Wednesday. "[Tuesday's] action is a huge step in ensuring the safety of not only those who are entering our country seeking asylum but also of our residents who will no longer have to be burdened with federally sponsored street releases."

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