On April 7, Texas Governor Greg Abbott asked the White House to close an immigration facility in San Antonio after allegations emerged that children there were sexually assaulted.
During a press conference Wednesday night (April 7), Mr. Abbott said he had received allegations that children at the Freeman Coliseum facility were being sexually abused and not eating enough.
“These issues are a byproduct of Mr. Biden’s open border policies, as well as the result of a lack of planning to prevent the perils of policy,” Governor Abbott told reporters. That harm. ”
The Governor of Texas said that separate complaints were filed with the Department of Health and Human Services; The Texas Department of Family and Protective Services on Wednesday accused four different types of child abuse.
These agencies then informed state leaders.
Mr Abbott said allegations of sexual assault, lack of staff, inadequate food and drink intake and the inability to separate COVID-19-positive children from uninfected children were complaints. most serious Texas government has received.
“In short, this facility is a health and safety nightmare. The Biden administration is presently presiding over child abuse, ”Abbott told reporters, at the same time urging the White House to close the facility immediately.
The Governor also urged the Texas Department of Public Safety and the Texas Ranger Team to immediately initiate an investigation into allegations surrounding child abuse.
“The Biden administration has caused this crisis and has not resolved many times,” Mr Abbott said. “The government failed to plan when the influx of children arrived. They now face cruel accusations of child abuse and neglect. “