Democratic Denver mayor to lead coalition of mayors asking for federal help for immigrants

Denver Mayor Mike Johnston is heading to Washington, D.C., as the head of a coalition of mayors asking for help with the migrant crisis.

Johnston, a Democrat, will use the United States Mayors Conference to advocate federal assistance in dealing with the migrant crisis. Denver is one of several Democratic-controlled cities that have been the target of Gov. Greg Abbott’s (R-TX) migrant busing campaign, which has seen Texas ship thousands of immigrants to the sanctuary cities.

FILE – Mike Johnston, president and chief executive officer of Gary Ventures, speaks during a news conference, Sept. 13, 2022, in Aurora, Colo. Johnston, now the mayor of Denver, joined the mayors of Chicago and New York City, Wednesday, Dec. 27, 2023, to renew pleas for more federal help and coordination with Texas over the growing number of asylum seekers arriving
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