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Mar 22 2021
Joe Biden is pledging to take new steps to ease a surge of child migrants at the southern border as his White House parries Republican attacks over a wrenching humanitarian challenge that threatens to tarnish his fast start as president.
After weeks of refusing to call the crossings that have overwhelmed border posts a "crisis," the administration is making an aggressive attempt toCNN (Online News)
Mar 22 2021
Border Patrol agents in the Rio Grande Valley Sector have started releasing illegal immigrants into the U.S. without a court date because there is no space to hold them due to a surge in crossings.
Fox News, citing multiple border patrol agents, first reported on the releases. A senior source with Customs and Border Protection told the news outlet that immigrants were being registeredNewsmax (News)
Feb 12 2021
The Biden administration will begin allowing Central American asylum-seekers who had been forced to remain in Mexico into the United States to have their claims heard.
The Department of Homeland Security announced Friday that starting Feb. 19, the thousands of migrants who had been forced to wait in Mexico for months under the Trump administration's Migrant Protection Protocols will beWashington Examiner
Mar 05 2021
A crisis is a terrible thing to create. This, nonetheless, is what President Biden has done at the southern border.
His rhetoric during the campaign suggesting an open-handed approach to migrants coming to the US, and his early moves to undo Donald Trump’s border policies, are creating a migrant surge that risks running out of control.
Homeland Security Secretary AlejandroNew York Post (News)
Feb 19 2021
Republicans on the House Oversight Committee are sounding the alarm to the Biden administration about an impending health crisis at the southern border -- warning that "reckless" policies and rhetoric from President Biden are fueling it.
"The Biden administration’s policies limiting immigration enforcement and weakening border security, coupled with its proposal to grant amnesty toFox News (Online News)
Feb 19 2021
‘We’re not here to steal jobs’ — immigration agency’s delays jeopardize international students’ legal status
Ji Hyun came to the United States from South Korea to pursue her dream of becoming an intensive care unit nurse.
Now, she is one of many international students whose job prospects and legal immigration status are threatened by monthslong processing delays in U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services facilities.
Ji Hyun graduated from nursing school in December and secured a jobCNBC
Jan 19 2021
While more attention will be paid to Wednesday's inauguration of Joe Biden, the real drama this week may come when Senate committees hold confirmation hearings for several of the president-elect's Cabinet picks.
Confirmation hearings are often marked by partisan differences, and this week is likely to be no different. In November, Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., who sits on the SenateFox News (Online News)
Dec 07 2020
President-elect Joe Biden on Monday announced he’s nominating California Attorney General Xavier Becerra to lead the next administration’s Department of Health and Human Services, a surprise to many who believed the former Democratic congressman would be chosen to head the Justice Department.
The selection of Becerra — first reported by The New York Times and CNN on Sunday — is aHuffPost
May 20 2021
In a falsehood-filled attack on President Joe Biden’s administration, Eric Trump wrongly claimed that the White House under Biden is not traveling — to the border, overseas, or anywhere.
"There’s no fight coming out of the White House," Trump, the second son of former President Donald Trump, told Fox News host Sean Hannity May 18. "There’s no one there. They don’t travel. They don't goPolitiFact
Jun 07 2021
Vice President Kamala Harris offered an optimistic outlook for improved cooperation with Guatemala on addressing the spike in migration to the U.S. after her meeting with Guatemalan President Alejandro Giammattei on Monday. She also delivered a direct warning to migrants considering making the trek: “Do not come. Do not come.”
Her comments, during a press conference after she metAssociated Press