Alejandro Mayorkas: Border is ‘no less secure’ than before Biden took office

Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas assured Congress on Wednesday that the border was “no less secure” under President Joe Biden than under President Donald Trump.
The Biden administration has been grappling with a crisis at the southern border since taking office with promises of amnesty for most illegal immigrants already in the country and the swift reversal of many Trump administration immigration policies.
“The border is secure. We’re executing our plan,” Mayorkas said during testimony before the House Homeland Security Committee. Lawmakers were questioning Biden’s plan after 208,887 people were apprehended at the border, and a surge of Haitian migrants has hit Del Rio, Texas.
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Committee Republicans were skeptical, with border apprehensions hitting a 21-year high and exceeding 1.3 million for 2021 so far. “Mr. Secretary, the question is, is the border more secure now under your leadership?” Rep. August Pfluger, a …

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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