June 6, 2024

Why Biden Is Cracking Down on Asylum at the Border

by The Journal

President Biden unveiled a last-ditch effort to lower illegal crossings at the southern border this week. The move focuses on asylum seekers, and the policy is similar to one that former President Trump tried in 2018. WSJ’s Michelle Hackman describes the policy and tries to answer the question: why now?

Further Reading:

-Biden Issues Executive Actions on Immigration: What to Know 

Further Listening:

-What the End of Title 42 Means for U.S. Immigration Policy 

-What Trump's Immigration Restrictions Could Mean for the Economy 

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