Governor Katie Hobbs could have a chance to talk to President Joe Biden face to face about the migrant crisis as he makes his third trip to Arizona. Since Governor Hobbs came into office, leveraging the Biden administration and Congress was here goal to help the State of Arizona deal with illegal immigrants.
President Biden arrived in Arizona on Wednesday September 27. He honored late Senator John McCain.
Governor Hobbs said at her State of the State address according to a new release:
“I am encouraged by the White House’s recent actions to finally visit the border and start proposing real steps to begin addressing the problems of the current system. And while optimistic, I will also continue to push Congress to do its job and pass comprehensive immigration reform.”
The new governor is trying to get a better handle on the migrant crisis than her predecessor Governor Doug Ducey. Governor Ducey thought containers were the best way to keep illegal immigrants out of the State.
Yuma sees a large number of migrants cross the border and Mayor Doug Nicholls said on KTAR News:
“We’ve been dealing with this and the lack of federal engagement that’s been effective for over two years, we need to have this resolved. You need to come to the table and put real factors … on the table, and stop the flow.”
“Cause right now all they’re doing is trying to facilitate the flow, make it quicker, not stop it. So I think that’s what’s (Hobbs’) got to talk about, is that exactly.”
Representative Juan Ciscomani said according to The Washington Examiner:
"President Biden will be less than 200 miles away from the border and yet, will not make any effort to see the disastrous effects his lax policies have created."
"As numbers surge and morale among Border Patrol plummets, this administration continues to turn a blind eye to our border crisis. Under this president, every state is a border state, affecting Americans across the country alike."
Do you think President Biden should have visited the Arizona border?