Biden Admin’s ‘Don’t Come Now, Come Later’ Messaging Not Being Heeded by Migrants: Rep. Cuellar

Rep. Henry Cuellar (D-Texas), whose district shares a border with Mexico, said the large number of migrants coming to the U.S-Mexico border are listening to smugglers’ or family members ’ over the Biden administration’s “Don’t come now, come later” messaging. Illegal border crossings along the southern border hit 100,411 in February, according to recently released figures, including nearly 9,500 unaccompanied minors. The Texas congressman said the administration has to do something to stem the “pipeline” of illegal immigrants coming to the border, and that won’t happen until they send a “solid” message down to Central America. “There are three messages … One message from the White House—’don’t come now, come later.’ Message number two from the family members and neighbors—‘Hey, Pedro, ya pasamos. We’re able to come. Come over right now,’” Cuellar told CNN on Thursday. “Message number three is from the criminal organizations—‘Hey, I can get you across. Pay me a …

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