30 asylum seekers bused from Sanford again to Portland

Thirty asylum seekers, principally from Angola, had been bused from Sanford to Portland Wednesday, as Sanford struggles to help greater than 100 immigrants who arrived within the metropolis unannounced since final week.

A number of the Sanford arrivals had beforehand left shelters in Portland and had been in a position to return there, however others stated they didn’t have wherever to go.

Lots of the individuals on the bus slept outdoors Sanford Metropolis Corridor on Tuesday night time. When morning got here, they stated they had been informed by Sanford police to board a bus to Portland.