‘Biden Border Crisis’: Republicans Knock New Policies at Southern Border

President Joe Biden’s immigration policies have led to the surge in migrants traveling to the United States and illegally crossing the border, members of Congress charged on Monday. Standing in El Paso, Texas, near the U.S.-Mexico border, House Republicans denounced the policy changes, relaying the overcrowded conditions they saw firsthand in a holding facility and the dismay from border agents who are being overwhelmed. “This is a human heartbreak. The sad part about all of this is it didn’t have to happen,” House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.) told reporters, calling the situation the “Biden border crisis.” Biden should travel to the border and talk to agents while grappling with what his policies have spawned, McCarthy added. Biden rolled back a number of policies enacted by former President Donald Trump, including a program that kept asylum seekers outside the country while their claims were weighed, and the construction of a …

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