World Socialist Web Site wsws.org 18 Mar, 2021 07:15 am

Eight migrants killed in head-on crash during police chase in Texas

Eight migrants killed in head-on crash during police chase in Texas
The horrific crash in Del Rio, Texas, Monday follows by two weeks a deadly collision in the Imperial Valley region of Southern California which claimed the lives of 13 migrants and injured many others.

We are not expelling unaccompanied children.” In other words, unaccompanied children entering the US are not being “expelled” but are being detained and held in detention facilities and, increasingly, for periods of time that exceed the legal limit of 72 hours.During an interview on Tuesday, ABC News’ George Stephanopoulos asked Biden about the surge of migrants and unaccompanied children, “Do you have to say quite clearly, ‘Don’t come’?” The collision with the Ford F-150 occurred approximately 30 miles north of Del Rio, Texas, a town of 35,000 people across the Rio Grande from Ciudad Acuña, Mexico.

The horrific crash in Del Rio follows by two weeks a deadly collision in the Imperial Valley region of Southern California which claimed the lives of 13 people and injured many others when a semi-truck rammed into a Ford Explorer carrying two dozen passengers.US news outlets moved quickly to blame the victims in Del Rio for their own deaths.

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