“We are eager to get to work and eager to make sure that people who come here for a myriad of reasons, especially if they are fleeing a dangerous situation that they are welcomed in St. Louis,” she said.
The measure was was tabled on Monday of last week.
“The crime rate is the highest in the country, and they want to bring more people in? People who are not familiar with our culture and our laws? Does that sound like a good idea? I don’t think it is,” St. Charles County Council Member Joe Brazil bloviated in an obscure interview.
“They may not have room in St. Charles,” Mayor Jones stated ironically. “They definitely have room in St. Louis. If they don’t want to welcome them there, they can come here.”
The Hispanic Leaders Group of St. Louis said that the resolution is an offensively racist one, vowing to attend every board meeting until it is removed. “I come to St. Louis, and I am put in a class of illegals that is not right,” said Antonio Maldonado, a spokesman for the organization. “Afghanistan is going to make St. Louis their home. Ukrainians are making St. Louis their home. They didn’t get any pushback. Why us?”
St. Charles County Executive Steve Ehlmann voiced his disagreement with the anti-migrant resolution. Ehlmann added that he had not been consulted by the council about concerning the measure. He pointed out that the plan includes considerable misinformation.
Melonie Johnson of KMOV Channel 4 in St, Louis wrote the original version of this article.