3 more buses carrying migrants arrive in Philadelphia from Texas

A total of 15 buses have arrived from Texas in the last two months.

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Saturday, December 31, 2022
3 buses carrying migrants arrived in Philadelphia Saturday morning
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Three buses carrying migrants arrived in Philadelphia overnight Saturday.

PHILADELPHIA (WPVI) -- Three buses carrying migrants arrived in Philadelphia overnight Saturday.

The first bus pulled into the Welcome Center on Luzerne Street in University City around midnight.

Two more buses arrived at 30th Street Station before 7 a.m.

The City of Philadelphia says the three buses brought in a total of 154 asylum seekers.

Approximately 65 of those individuals are registered at the City's Welcoming Center.

A total of 15 buses have arrived from Texas in the last two months.

In a statement, the City of Philadelphia wrote, "Texas officials have still not coordinated with the City, despite a direct request from Philadelphia's Office of Emergency Management to do so. We do not know if other buses are planned at this time."