Obama DHS Sec. on Immigrant Caravans: ‘This Is a Crisis By Any Measure’

Washington Free Beacon | 4/11/2019 | Jeffrey Cimmino
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BY: Jeffrey Cimmino

The Obama administration's Department of Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson said Thursday on Fox & Friends that the influx of immigrant caravans at the Mexico border was "a crisis by any measure."

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"This is, in my view, having owned this problem for three years, first, I know what a thousand a day looks like. I saw it myself at border patrol holding stations," Johnson said. "I cannot begin to imagine what 4,000 a day looks like. It must overwhelm the system."

"I think we have to get away from Democrat vs. Republican, crisis vs. no crisis. This is a crisis by any measure, and the solution inevitably is bipartisan. It has to be bipartisan. It requires a change in law," Johnson said.

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Johnson's statement on Thursday echoes what he has said recently.

Last month, Johnson told MSNBC's Morning Joe that "we are truly in a crisis" at the border.

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