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Texas Gov. Greg Abbott (R) announced Friday that his state is now busing migrants seeking asylum in the United States to New York City, marking an expansion of a program that’s dropped thousands of undocumented immigrants off in Washington, D.C., in what he says is a protest against the Biden Administration’s border policies.

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Abbott said a group of migrants were bused to New York City on Friday morning, marking the first of an indefinite number of drop offs.

Texas has reportedly sent more than 6,000 migrants to D.C. since it started sending buses there in April, leading to what D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser (D) has called a “humanitarian crisis.”

D.C. is largely a stopping point for the migrants, according to Bowser, who said many continue traveling on to New York City using their own means.

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