Offering real refuge: We must rethink our approach to arriving asylum seekers
Andrew’ s Episcopal Church in Edgartown, Massachusetts, seen here the following day. - Bianca Padro Ocasio/Miami Herald/TNS

Serious people should have a lot of questions about Texas Gov. Greg Abbott’s busing asylum seekers to New York, the most serious of which concern whether he and other governors sending migrants here, Chicago, D.C., Martha’s Vineyard and elsewhere are breaking the law by misleading people and transferring them under false pretenses. However, unless and until a court or the feds steps in, buses are going to keep arriving at Port Authority, carrying thousands of people who have been sent on their way in bad faith, with no coordination with the mayor’s office or local nonprofits. It would be very ...