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By Dan Newhouse

President Biden's policies directly responsible for border crisis


Last updated 5/26/2021 at 7:24am

President Biden has created and perpetuated a crisis at our southern border, and I’ve seen it firsthand.

On Friday, I visited the United States-Mexico border to see for myself what was going on. Based on media coverage alone in recent weeks, it may seem like the national security, public health, and humanitarian crisis has died down. Nothing could be further from the truth.

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Bob VALEN writes:

From a news article from one month ago (Roll Call): A bipartisan group of lawmakers unveiled legislation on Thursday to address the recent influx of migration to the U.S.-Mexico border by ramping up staffing at immigration agencies and streamlining immigration court proceedings. The measure was put forth in the Senate by John Cornyn, R-Texas, and Kyrsten Sinema, D-Ariz., and in the House by Texas Reps. Henry Cuellar, a Democrat, and Tony Gonzales, a Republican, R-Texas, marking a rare bipartisan effort on immigration, an area that has typically fueled political division in Congress. We know that this crisis at the border is not a Democratic or Republican problem,” Sinema said in a call with reporters. “And as Sen. Cornyn and I both know firsthand, it’s not a new problem, it’s an American problem. And it’s one that we’ve been dealing with in our border states for decades.


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