The governors, led by Gov. Kathy Hochul (D-NY), urged Washington to pass a legislative package that would include funds for their states, along with a deal that would tighten border security.
“While political motivations continue to delay the negotiations, our economy, states and localities are bearing the brunt of the shortcomings of the existing immigration system,” the governors wrote in a letter on Monday. “Therefore, as you return to Washington to resume work on critical federal funding measures, we strongly urge Congress and the Administration to quickly negotiate an agreement on a border security legislative package.”
The letter comes