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Why Migrants Are Being Shipped to U.S. Cities

The governors of Texas and Florida have been sending some new arrivals from the Southern border to so-called Democratic cities in the Northeast and Washington, D.C. Are these free trips helping migrants get a new start in "sanctuary cities," or are they cheap political stunts? Are these actions ethical or even legal? Explore the debate.

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    7 weeks from Election Day, migrants take center stage in political theater

    7 weeks from Election Day, migrants take center stage in political theater

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    Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis took something of a victory lap this weekend for his controversial flight sending migrants to the tony northeastern island of Martha's Vineyard, Massachusetts. "This is a crisis. It's now getting a little bit more attention," DeSantis said in Kansas during a leg of a tour …

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