Texas Democrat Henry Cuellar (D) on Saturday slammed President Joe Biden for failing to address the border crisis during his address to Congress. According to Cuellar, what’s taking place in border states is a “crisis” and should be acknowledged as such.
“I believe in immigration reform. We haven’t had immigration reform since we had a bipartisan approach in 1986 [with] President Reagan and the Democrat Congress,” Cuellar said on Fox News. “We’ve had proposals but we haven’t carried that through.”
“I did notice that the president did not talk about the border. There is a border crisis, no ifs about it,” he explained. “The numbers are still high.”
The congressman said officials are better at transitioning unaccompanied minors from Border Patrol facilities to five Department of Homeland Security tents nearby.
“They’re doing a little better on the upflow itself but what about the inflow?” Cuellar asked. “That’s people coming in. Those numbers are still coming in.”
The Texas Democrat said the same number of