Starting Monday, U.S. Border Patrol plans to ship about 100 undocumented immigrants a day from Arizona back to Mexico through a remote border entry point in Presidio, and Gov. Rick Perry is displeased.
“Turning the Presidio area into a way station for the repatriation of illegal immigrants adds responsibility to local authorities and holds the potential of increasing the strain on local and state infrastructure and resources,” Perry said Saturday.
Perry sent a letter to Department of Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano urging her to stop the Alien Transfer and Exit Program, or ATEP.
Bill Brooks, spokesman for the ...