Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas

border, Title 42, Covid, asylum seekers, Biden administration
May 1, 2023

US readies second attempt at speedy border asylum screenings

President Joe Biden scrapped expedited asylum screenings during his first month in office as part of a gutting of Trump administration border polices that included building a wall with Mexico. Now he's preparing his own version.

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Mar 7, 2023

Plunge in border crossings could blunt GOP attack on Biden

A sharp drop in illegal border crossings since December could blunt a Republican point of attack against President Joe Biden as the Democratic leader moves to reshape a broken asylum system that has dogged him and his predecessors.

Biden, Republicans, GOP, border, MexicoCovid, school boards,
Feb 21, 2023

Border, Bidens, Covid: House GOP casts wide net in probes

The security at the U.S. border with Mexico. The origins of Covid. The treatment of parents who protest "woke" school board policies. These are among the far-reaching and politically charged investigations House Republicans are launching, along with probes of President Joe Biden and his family, an ambitious oversight agenda that taps into the concerns of hard-right conservatives but risks alienati[...]

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Nov 15, 2022

Magnus out as Customs and Border Protection head after less than year

Former Tucson Police Chief Chris Magnus resigned as head of Customs and Border Protection over the weekend, reportedly forced out after a tumultuous year that saw record-shattering numbers of migrants stopped at the southern border.