Texas sheriff threatened for investigating DeSantis’s migrant flights

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A Texas sheriff investigating Florida Governor Ron DeSantis’ deportation of migrants last week said his office had received several “hateful emails” and threats following the announcement.

On Wednesday, a spokesman for the Bexar County Sheriff said, “Since the announcement of the investigation, there have been several threats, including an influx of calls to our dispatch and administrative offices, as well as hateful emails received”. Vice News The first was to report.

“In addition, in any case when our office is threatened, precautionary measures will be taken to protect all personnel,” the spokesperson said.

Bexar County Sheriff Javier Salazar said Saturday he is working with “lawyers who are representing victims as well as advocacy organizations” after outcry over the stunt, in which two planes took off from Flordia for more than 50 people. Seeing Venezuelan migrants flying to particular island. Martha’s Vineyard from Massachusetts.

Mr DeSantis, who says the migrants voluntarily flew from Texas to Massachusetts via Florida, has been accused of “luring” migrants in Boston, Massachusetts, with false “promises of a better life”.

Some of those migrants – mainly Venezuelans – accused Mr DeSantis of a “fraudulent and discriminatory plan” on Tuesday to transport a group of people, including families with young children, as part of a political stunt. Announced a lawsuit.

The Associated Press reported that the lawsuit, which was filed in federal court in Boston, alleged that migrants were told they were going to Boston or Washington D.C. and were given $10 incentives such as McDonald’s gift cards. was agreed with.

Ivan Espinoza-Madrigal, executive director of the civil rights group that sued on behalf of the migrants, Told “No human being should be used as a political pawn”.

A spokesman for Mr DeSantis responded by accusing human rights campaigners and Democrats with lawsuits and condemnation of “political theatre”, although the migrants were “lusted” without offering evidence against the claim.

It is unclear what, if any, laws were broken by Mr. DeSantis and another Republican governor, Greg Abbott of Texas, to move migrants to and from places of relative safety and across state lines. Mr Abbott has also come under fire for settling a group of migrants in Washington DC.

independent The Sheriff’s Office has been contacted for comment.

Credit: www.independent.co.uk /

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