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U.S. Rep. Henry Cuellar warns that using federal aid to help migrants travel makes San Antonio a “magnet”

The city will get an additional $17.8 million to help migrants. Cuellar, who created the grant program in 2014, said it was never intended to help migrants travel to other cities.

By Andrea Drusch, San Antonio Report
U.S. Rep. Henry Cuellar, D-Laredo, speaks at a press conference on the Texas-Mexico border, on July 30, 2021, in Washington, D.C.

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