Biden officials blame Trump for border crisis


Hours. President Biden has largely blamed the increasing number of migrants arriving at the southern U. S border on the previous administration. NPR's Franco Ordonez reports that some officials from the Trump administration are now pushing back. The Biden administration says it was handed a crumbling immigration system. They describe steps they've taken to accept unaccompanied minors and then controversial programs that require migrants to remain in Mexico. As quote a moral imperative. But some former leaders like then acting Homeland Security Secretary Chad Wolf say the Biden administration is actually dismantling systems that worked. The administration is treating this as though it's a capacity issue. And not in illegal behavior issue. And that's a fundamental difference, Wolf said. Ending those programs sent a message to the region that the border is open. But those programs were also controversial and included reports of

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