Palm Beach County Mayor Mack Bernard (D)also push back on the plans Friday, telling CNN, "Thepresident wants to send his problems to Palm Beach County. And that's not fair."
Broward andPalm Beach are Democratic strongholds in Florida and among the state's most populous counties.
"This is a humanitarian crisis. We will do everything possible to help these people," Bogen said Friday, according to CNN. "If the President will not provide us with financial assistance to house and feed these people, he will be creating a homeless encampment."
Thereported plan comes as the Trump administration has already begun releasing some migrants in large groups to Texas cities.
Trumppreviously threatened to release immigrants in so-called sanctuary cities, which prevent local law enforcement from working with federal immigration authorities.
Clamping down on illegal immigration has been a focus of Trump's since he was on the 2016 campaign trail. His administration's zero-tolerance policy and crackdown on immigrants without legal status haveresulted in an increase inmigrants being detained by border officials.
This weekTrumpunveiled his newest immigration proposal, which aims to create more "merit-based" policies.