Florida emergency officers verify involvement in ‘voluntary relocation’ of immigrants

(KTXL) — Florida’s Division of Emergency Administration confirmed Tuesday afternoon its involvement in what it calls “voluntary relocation” of volunteers who “indicated they needed to go to California,” this after two flights carrying migrants arrived in Sacramento within the final week.

The Division launched a press release that included a hyperlink to a video that features images and recordings of individuals signing paperwork, boarding a aircraft, and commenting on their arrival to California and their expertise as they traveled to the U.S.

Particulars concerning the images and video are unclear, corresponding to when and the place the photographs had been recorded, who produced them, and who the individuals within the photos are.

“As you’ll be able to see from this video, Florida’s voluntary relocation is exactly that – voluntary,” reads a press release from Amelia Johnson, deputy director of communications for the Florida Division of Emergency Administration.

“By means of verbal and written consent, these volunteers indicated they needed to go to California. A contractor was current and ensured they made it safely to a Third-party NGO. The particular NGO, Catholic Charities, is used and funded by the federal authorities,” the assertion continues.

The assertion additionally included data on different metropolis and state leaders who’ve relocated migrants, together with governors Greg Abbott in Texas Jared Polis in Colorado, and mayors Oscar Leeser in El Paso and Eric Adams in New York.

On June 2 and 5, two separate flights carrying migrants arrived in Sacramento. They’ve since been receiving housing and providers from native authorities and group teams.

Representatives of those teams have mentioned that the migrants indicated they didn’t know the place they had been headed once they had been approached by individuals on the El Paso shelters who purportedly had been taking them to a different location.

California Governor Gavin Newsom and Legal professional Normal Rob Bonta have beforehand mentioned that these flights had been organized by the workplace of Florida Governor Ron DeSantis, and that they might examine if any crimes had been dedicated throughout the relocation of the migrants.

Shortly after Florida officers confirmed their involvement, Newsom’s spokesperson Anthony York mentioned, “That is exploitative propaganda being peddled by a politician who has proven there aren’t any depths he gained’t sink to in his determined effort to attain a political level.”

“Utilizing Florida taxpayer {dollars} to ship migrants from Texas by way of New Mexico to California to get votes in Iowa and New Hampshire. Pathetic.”

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