DeSantis signed an executive order just days earlier activating the Florida National Guard to assist local law enforcement in the state with the influx of migrants coming into South Florida from Cuba and other Caribbean nations.
“As the negative impacts of Biden’s lawless immigration policies continue unabated, the burden of the Biden administration’s failure falls on local law enforcement who lack the resources to deal with the crisis,” DeSantis said. “That is why I am activating the National Guard and directing state resources to help alleviate the strain on local resources. When Biden continues to ignore his legal responsibilities, we will step in to support our communities.”
Over two dozen illegal immigrants were arrested on the coast of Fort Lauderdale, Florida, days after Gov. Ron DeSantis announced he mobilized the National Guard to combat a migrant influx that the White House called a “political stunt.”
A group of what police say were at least 25 to 50 migrants made landfall at Fort Lauderdale Beach on Tuesday afternoon before they dispersed and fled from police, WSVN-TV reported.