# Texas migrants
Philadelphia is Preparing for Busses of Migrants From Texas
Philadelphia braces itself if Texas Governor Greg Abbott sends migrants to the City of Brotherly Love. Texas receives thousands of migrants that cross the Texas and Mexican border every day. Since early this year, Abbott started bussing the migrants out of Texas to other cities. Philadelphia officials are planning for that possibility.
Texas and Arizona continue busing migrants to Washington, D.C. – Mayor declares state of emergency.
Washington, D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser declared a public emergency Thursday in response to Texas and Arizona sending buses of migrants to the nation’s capital. Muriel Bowser, Mayor of Washington, D.C.Photo by christianthiel.net / shutterstock.com.
Mayor Bowser Declares a Public Emergency in Washington D.C.
On Thursday morning September 8, Democratic Mayor Muriel Bowser declared a public emergency in the city of Washington, D.C. This is in response to the migrants that have arrived from Republican Texas Governor Greg Abbott and Arizona Governor Doug Ducey over the past few months. Governor Abbott has asked for support from the federal government as millions of migrants have crossed the Texas-Mexican border over the past year.
Governor Abbott has Spent $12 Million of Your Dollars to Bus Migrants Out of Texas
Border Patrol is encountering a large number of migrants as they cross the U.S. - Mexican border. Border security is a Federal responsibility, but Texas has spent nearly $4 billion under Austin's Governor Greg Abbott on the Texas Border Patrol and busing migrants to Washington, D.C. and New York City.
Your Tax Money is Funding the Relocation of Migrants from Texas To Washington, D.C.
Texas is a no-tax state, but the state of Texas makes up for this in property taxes. The State uses part of the taxes to send migrants from Texas to Washington, D.C. This is part of the border crossings that frequently occur from Mexico to Texas.