One city’s Mayor declared a state of emergency.
And the cause is anything but natural.
It’s because Biden’s failed open borders policies are destroying this community as the crisis worsens.
The Mayor of Yuma, Arizona recently issued a disaster declaration “due to the unprecedented numbers of migrants entering the city prior to being processed and released by Border Patrol.”
Disaster declarations are often issued after mother nature wreaks havoc on a particular area (like the recent horrific tornadoes that ripped through the middle of the country).
However, the declaration issued by Yuma’s Mayor will likely have similar results by making the city eligible to get state and federal funding to deal with the problem.
And, quite frankly, he’s spot on: the Biden administration is a disaster.
According to a recent Epoch Times article, “In the past week, Yuma has been inundated with illegal immigrants as thousands crossed the border. Some got tired of waiting by the border fence to be picked up by Border Patrol, so they walked into the city.”
Clearly, America is a magical land where one can wish for nothing more than to be arrested.
The Yuma County Sheriff told the news outlet that on December 4, “when the latest influx began, the 911 dispatch center was tied up for hours with calls from illegal aliens asking for transport, food, and clothing.”
The number of illegal aliens in that part of the country has been skyrocketing since it became apparent Biden wasn’t going to take border security seriously.
In order to understand the scope of this mess, you need to know something about how the federal government keeps track of time – because nothing can be simple when it comes to the federal government.
The federal fiscal year runs from October 1 until the following September 30.
The fiscal year ending in September 2020 included about 8,800 arrests by Border Patrol agents in the Yuma Sector.
By September 30, 2021 that number had increased by about 13 times with more than 114,000 illegal aliens arrested.
Even so, it looks like they’re only getting started.
In October this year, agents already made 21,623 arrests – and that was before an even more intense surge started in early December.
Even if things settle back down to the level of activity seen in October, we’d be looking at more than 259,000 uninvited (and, apparently, demanding) guests pouring through a single hole in our border.
It is – without question – a legitimate emergency.
Sadly, it’s one that will likely divert many millions of taxpayer dollars to clean up after a passive President with little interest in doing his job.
Stay tuned to Blue State Blues for any updates to this ongoing story.