NY House Republicans push for return to Trump-era border policies

A duo of high House Republicans unveiled a proposal Thursday to deal with the migrant disaster on the southern border by ending building on former President Donald Trump’s signature border wall.

The Border Security for America Act, introduced ahead by Rep. John Katko (R-NY), the highest Republican on the House Homeland Security Committee, and House GOP Conference Chairwoman Elise Stefanik (R-NY), would return the United States to a Trump-era immigration method within the midst of an administration with polar reverse coverage stances.

“Under President Biden’s weak leadership this border crisis knows no limits as every American community bears the brunt of weak border security,” the House Homeland Security Committee rating member mentioned in an announcement.

“When the southwest border is lawless, it’s the fabric of all our communities that suffers. And that is unacceptable.”

Stefanik, in the meantime, lamented how “Democrats have turned their backs on our border patrol agents and law enforcement” within the area.

Rep. Elise Stefanik argues President Joe “Biden’s negligence is dangerous to our national security.”
Rep. Elise Stefanik argues President Joe “Biden’s negligence is dangerous to our national security.”
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“I am proud to support this legislation that reinstitutes President Trump’s successful border policies and invests in infrastructure, technology and support for our federal law enforcement officers. We know these policies work, and Biden’s negligence is dangerous to our national security.”

The laws, which is being launched in a Democratic-led House, albeit by a small margin, is unlikely to cross on this Congress.

The Biden administration’s undoing of Trump’s border policies has prompted a flood of Central American and Mexican unlawful migrants on the US border, together with 1000’s of unescorted kids.

Central Americans wanting for refuge from the Northern Triangle international locations — Guatemala, El Salvador and Honduras — have taken these coverage strikes, in addition to the overwhelmingly extra welcoming tone from Democrats, as an indication that President Biden is inviting them to cross the border.

Insisting that the border was not facing a crisis, Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas mentioned in early March that the issues the company confronted should be blamed on the earlier administration.

The information, nevertheless, overwhelmingly reveals that migrants are flooding the border as a result of they imagine Biden will welcome them with open arms, with over 170,000 illegal crossings a month.

As the disaster heated up, Biden tapped Vice President Harris to deal with the diplomatic measures associated to its “root causes.” However, regardless of intense stress, she had declined to commit to going to surveil the scenario for herself for the primary three months as border czar.

Migrant families from Guatemala and Honduras arrive on the US side of the Rio Grande river in Roma, Texas on July 28, 2021.
Migrant households from Guatemala and Honduras arrive on the US facet of the Rio Grande river in Roma, Texas on July 28, 2021.
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Harris launched a five-pronged technique Thursday that she mentioned would get on the root causes of migration amid the disaster.

“In Central America, the root causes of migration run deep — and migration from the region has a direct impact on the United States,” Harris wrote in a canopy letter discussing the plan. “For that reason, our nation must consistently engage with the region to address the hardships that cause people to leave Central America and come to our border.”

Harris’ plan comes as roughly 50,000 illegal immigrants who arrived within the US between mid-March and mid-July had been launched with out courtroom dates, in accordance to information from the Department of Homeland Security reported by Axios.

Just 13 % of these migrants had checked in with Immigration and Customs Enforcement as of Monday, regardless of being ordered to, the report mentioned.

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