April 2, 2021

Border Crisis

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“The Biden administration for the first time Tuesday allowed journalists inside its main border detention facility for migrant children, revealing a severely overcrowded tent structure where more than 4,000 people, including children and families, were crammed into a space intended for 250…

“The Biden administration has continued expelling adults who try to cross the border under a coronavirus-related public health declaration enacted by former President Donald Trump. Biden also has tried to expel most families traveling together, but changes in Mexican law have forced agents to release many parents and children into the U.S. Biden has declined to resume the Trump-era practice of expelling unaccompanied immigrant children.” AP News

Read our recent coverage of the border here and here. The Flip Side

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From the Right

The right is critical of Biden’s policies, arguing that they are exacerbating the situation at the border.

From the Left

The left argues that the US bears responsibility for the root causes of migration and calls for more humane treatment of migrants.

The left argues that the US bears responsibility for the root causes of migration and calls for more humane treatment of migrants.

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