The Biden administration wants more than $3 billion to prep for a possible migrant surge at the border after Covid ban ends

Posted on AllSides December 9th, 2022
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As the Biden administration braces for the record number of migrants crossing the southern border daily to rise still more when Covid restrictions end this month, the Department of Homeland Security wants more than $3 billion from Congress to fight the surge, money Republicans may not be willing to approve.

Three senior DHS officials familiar with the planning say DHS sent a request for billions to the White House’s Office of Management and Budget. A source familiar with the matter said the White House has now asked Congress for more...

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