Serving O'Brien & Clay Counties

Ernst: A crisis of many sorts

A humanitarian crisis. A national security crisis. A public health crisis. That’s the reality at our southern border. We’re nearly seven months into the Biden Administration, and they are refusing to step up and take action.

It’s hard to ignore the facts. 210,000 illegal immigrants were encountered at the southern border last month – the most we’ve seen in over 20 years. Just recently, about 50,000 migrants who illegally crossed the border were released into our country without a court date. And in one border town in Texas, over 7,000 COVID-19 positive migrants have been released by the federa...