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President Biden admitted to a reporter Tuesday that the border is out of control following reports from the Texas border. This comes after pictures of migrant encampments along the southern border went viral this week.
As Biden walked with his team around the United Nations Assembly, a reporter shouted out at him.
“Mr. President, what’s your reaction to the images coming from the southern border?” the reporter asked.
“Get it under control,” Biden responded without stopping.
Then, the reporter followed up. “Get it under control or you have it under control?” the reporter asked.
“We will get it under control,” Biden said.
As a result of the ongoing border crisis, Texas Governor Greg Abbott held press conference Tuesday to discuss it. A surge of more than 16,000 migrants arrived at the Del Rio International Bridge this past week alone.
According to Abbott, the chaos was caused by the current White House. “The Biden Administration’s failure to enforce immigration laws and halt illegal crossings on a federal dam poses life-threatening risks to Texans and the migrants themselves,” Abbott said at the presser. “Texans ― and all Americans ― demand and deserve a secure southern border and the protection of our nation’s sovereignty.”
In August, U.S. Customs and Border Protection encountered 208,887 migrants at the southern border.
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20 states suing Biden administration over migrant parole program
President Joe Biden has expanded a humanitarian parole program leading to a significant increase of migrants entering the United States illegally each month. As a result, 20 states have geared up to sue the Biden administration.
Tuesday, 20 Republican states and conservative legal group America First Legal, announced their plans to sue the White House over the legality of the administration’s parole program. The program “allows up to 30,000 migrants from Haiti, Nicaragua, Cuba, and Venezuela into the homeland each month” reports Foreign Desk News.
Reports shoot the lawsuit was filed by Texas, the America First Legal and the other states in the Southern District of Texas in hopes to block the parole program.
Foreign Desk News reports of the history:
In October, the administration announced the program for Venezuelans, allowing a limited number to fly directly into the U.S. as long as they had not entered illegally, had a sponsor already, and passed certain checks. In early January, President Biden announced that the program would expand to include Haitians, Nicaraguans, and Cubans, allowing up to 30,000 a month into the U.S.
The program also allows migrants to receive work permits and a two-year authorization to live in the U.S. and was announced alongside an expansion of Title 42 expulsions to include those nationalities.
In the lawsuit, the plaintiffs argue that the program is unlawful given the “exceptionally limited” parole power the federal government has, adding that they have up to 360,000 migrants that could be allowed into the homeland a year.
The suit’s focus is on the limits placed on parole by Congress, saying that the authority is to be used on a “case-by-case basis for urgent humanitarian reasons or significant public benefit.”
“Every state in America, especially border states like Texas, is being crushed by the impacts of illegal immigration,” Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton said in a statement to Fox News Digital.
“The Biden open borders agenda has created a humanitarian crisis that is increasing crime and violence in our streets, overwhelming local communities, and worsening the opioid crisis. This unlawful amnesty program, which will invite hundreds of thousands of aliens into the U.S. every year, will only make this immigration crisis drastically worse.”
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