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Texas border patrol facility severely overcrowded with migrant children

March 31, 2021
Rachel Scott | ABC News
Migrant children are separated into eight pods, with up to 600 people in each, in an overcrowded border ..

President Joe Biden’s First News Conference

March 26, 2021
President Biden’s first news conference focused on immigration, voting rights & gun reform. The panel discussed how Biden plans to address these issues. Peter Baker of The New York Times guest moderates.
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Biden administration allows camera inside border facility

March 25, 2021
Rachel Scott | ABC News
Biden administration allows camera inside border facility
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Biden faces a flurry of new challenges ahead of first White House news conference

March 25, 2021
Ashley Parker | The Washington Post
When President Biden’s team announced last Tuesday that he would hold his first solo White House news conference this Thursday, they were optimistic that Biden would be able to offer an ebullient update about his early successes, including passage of a $1.9 trillion coronavirus relief package and dramatic strides in vaccinations.
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Senior White House officials to visit border facility, allow one news network camera inside

March 24, 2021
Ashley Parker | The Washington Post
A delegation of senior White House officials and lawmakers is visiting the U.S.-Mexico border on Wednesday as the Biden administration scrambles to process, shelter and care for an unprecedented number of migrant children and teenagers arriving at the border without their parents.
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‘No end in sight’: Inside the Biden administration’s failure to contain the border surge

March 22, 2021
Ashley Parker, Nick Miroff, Sean Sullivan, Tyler Pager | The Washington Post
Shortly before Christmas last year, Susan Rice and Jake Sullivan, two top advisers to President-elect Joe Biden, sat for an interview with EFE, a Spanish wire service, to issue a stark warning to migrants considering journeying north to the nation’s southern border: Don’t come now — but help is on the way.
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Border crisis stymies Congress as GOP bashes Biden and Democrats spar internally over immigration strategy

March 17, 2021
Manu Raju, Lauren Fox | CNN
The migrant crisis roiling the United States has made the complicated politics in Congress over immigration even dicier, with Democrats at sharp odds over how to proceed and Republicans pushing for far stricter measures than the White House would likely accept.
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Biden has options for the border. They’re just politically painful.

March 15, 2021
Anita Kumar | POLITICO
President Joe Biden has a plan to tackle the rush of migrants at the southern border. But the White House knows implementing it will be political torture, sparking anger from left, told-ya-sos from the right, and endangering any slim hope for immigration reform.
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