Migrants arrive in Sacramento from Texas however don’t know who paid for airplane tickets – Boston Information, Climate, Sports activities | WHDH 7News
SACRAMENTO, California (KCRA) — A Northern California advocacy group mentioned it’s serving to eight migrants from Venezuela who arrived in Sacramento on two separate flights.
Three males, aged 23 and one in his 40s, mentioned they walked barefoot from the Sacramento Worldwide Airport to the Catholic Charities administrative places of work downtown. They mentioned it was an handle on their paperwork, 1107 ninth St., the executive places of work for Catholic Charities.
From there, they ended up on the Sacramento Meals Financial institution, and the meals financial institution then referred to as NorCal Resist.
“I picked them up and obtained them to the grocery retailer. We obtained them a lodge. They walked from the Sacramento airport to the Sacramento Meals Financial institution with no sneakers,” mentioned Goya Gutierrez, a volunteer with NorCal Resist.
One man who requested to not be recognized mentioned they couldn’t select the place they have been going. He mentioned the paperwork mentioned California.
Gutierrez mentioned the paperwork is from the Division of Homeland Safety, which scheduled a listening to for later this month for the lads to report back to U.S. Immigrations and Customs Enforcement.
“ICE doesn’t do this; they don’t simply put folks on planes as a result of they’re not going to sponsor them,” Gutierrez mentioned. “I do not know who really sponsored them.”
The person mentioned they left Venezuela 45 days in the past and ended up on the Migrant Useful resource Middle in San Antonio, Texas.
He mentioned somebody gave them free airplane tickets on a flight to Sacramento. The middle is run by the town of San Antonio and doesn’t pay for migrants’ journey to different cities.
“They have been actually confused. Two of them mentioned they needed to go to Utah and one needed to go to Manhattan and by some means they ended up in Sacramento,” Gutierrez mentioned.
The boys mentioned they’re in america to seek out work, not for a trip. They mentioned it’s troublesome to seek out job alternatives in Venezuela and have to assist their households.
“They have been placed on a airplane to Sacramento the place they don’t know anyone. They don’t have any household right here,” Gutierrez mentioned.
The Migrant Useful resource Middle is trying into the lads’s claims. The workplace of Texas Gov. Greg Abbott mentioned his state is busing migrants to Washington, D.C., Chicago and New York.
The workplace of Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis is trying into in the event that they offered the airplane tickets.
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