"I know the poor mayor up there is at his wit's end, not knowing what to do," Douglas Mayor Donald Huish told Newsweek.
"This is, however, not going to be solved overnight," the vice president said.
In response to the surge in migrants and human-smuggling operations in south Texas, the state is preparing to open up new shelters to hold the overflow of people.
An estimated 40 percent of the migrants at the camp, located just south of the San Ysidro Port of Entry, are children according to a Tijuana social agency.
The Department of Health and Human Services requested the use of two Army bases to temporarily house unaccompanied migrant children, a Department of Defense spokesperson said Tuesday.
"And this has caused Central American migrants, and also from our country, wanting to cross the border thinking that it is easier to do so," Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador said Tuesday.
"Why the migrants are diverting to Texas, before they hit the state of Sonora, I don't know," Nogales Mayor Arturo Garino told Newsweek. "But the straight shot is Nogales and that's not happening."
"The policies are not working as of right now," Brandon Judd, the president of the National Border Patrol Council, said.
The Democratic lawmaker previously said that he "fought back tears" after talking to a migrant child held in a Texas facility.
"Let's tie the aid to actually dealing with the corruption and make sure that there is transparency," the Ohio Republican said.
"We have a short-term plan, a medium-term plan, and a long-term plan," Biden's secretary of homeland security explained.
"They're not facts, Jeanine. Very few things I hear in this show tonight have been facts," attorney David Leopold said.
Yuma has fewer transportation options available than during the last migrant surge in 2019, the city's mayor said.
"The hope is to get these people out of the shadows and into the light so that they can become contributing members of society as well," Sunland Park Mayor Javier Perea told Newsweek.
"We don't mind doing our part, frankly, but, we all have limits, and I've said that many times," Laredo Mayor Pete Saenz said.
Border Patrol agents are being overwhelmed by the influx of migrant youths at the southern border.
The White House has faced substantial criticism from Republicans who have argued that the president created a "crisis."
"Don't come over," President Joe Biden told would-be migrants hoping to cross the U.S.-Mexico border on Tuesday.
Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador said earlier this month that many migrants are flooding the border now that Biden has taken office.
"We are expelling most single adults and families," Secretary of Homeland Security Alejandro Mayorkas said.
"More than half of them were the children that were stranded…by the Trump administration in Mexico under completely intolerable circumstances," the Democratic lawmaker said.
The administration of President Joe Biden announced the return of the Central American Minors program on Wednesday, an Obama-era initiative that had been terminated during the administration of former President Donald Trump.
No one can deny the importance of effective border management.
As many as two flights will arrive in the western Texas city on a daily basis, each plane carrying up to 135 migrants. Roughly 270 migrants arrived on Monday, including some young children.
The White House has stressed that these are unaccompanied minors whom it aims to quickly transfer to the care of families or sponsors.
"This is not okay, never has been okay, never will be okay - no matter the administration or party," Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) tweeted Tuesday in a response to a report that the administration of President Joe Biden had reopened a temporary detention facility for migrant children.
Through their hard work and dedication, undocumented farmworkers have already proven themselves worthy of citizenship.
Migrants who fell trying to climb the 30-foot wall at the U.S.-Mexico border said agents refused to provide medical aid on American soil.