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The Texas Tribune-ProPublica Investigative Unit

D.C. attorney general opens investigation into Republican governors’ relocating migrants to the capital

Gov. Greg Abbott and others have been sending thousands of migrants to Washington. D.C. District Attorney General Karl Racine is investigating whether migrants have been deceived.

Union Station, Washington, DC - Activists line up to impede journalists from photographing as two buses of migrants arrive near Union Station as part of Gov. Greg Abbott’s new plan in response to the end of Title 42, a pandemic-era emergency health order to that allowed immigration authorities at the border to deny entry to migrants in Washington, DC, on Thursday, April 21, 2022.

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