Mayorkas called border crisis 'unsustainable,’ but swift response is lacking

Posted on AllSides August 31st, 2021
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Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas may have called the level of illegal immigration at the U.S.-Mexico border "unsustainable," but he is not taking immediate action to respond to the crisis, according to immigration experts.

In a surprising admission, the Biden administration’s top border official admitted earlier this month in private talks that “if our borders are the first line of defense, we’re going to lose, and this is unsustainable.”

The comment contradicted what Mayorkas said a day earlier in public — that the growing surge of people from around the world was “not new.”...

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