Saturday, June 15, 2024

Biden’s Cynical Pre-Election Border Plan

Biden’s Cynical Plan To Temporarily Slow Down Illegal Migration

According to the Center for Immigration Studies, the Biden Administration has arranged for Mexico to temporarily crack down on illegal migration from its side of the border, to make the migration issue less salient as we get closer to the election. As the CIS’s Todd Bensman reported last week [emphasis ours): 

Nothing in the American experience has ever compared to the 10,000-14,000 illegal crossings every day in the last several months that afflicted major American cities or those poor federal government souls who must manage the U.S. southern border.

But November’s and December’s latest “newest” record-smashing crossings, which exacerbated an already significant political liability to President Biden’s November reelection bid, were falling fast by New Year’s Day. And they’re still dropping.

Daily Border Patrol encounters of illegally crossing foreign nationals in the first weeks of January, in fact, were down by up to 70 percent from the 12,000 and 14,000 per day of recent weeks, to a still managerially catastrophic 4,000 and 5,000, according to government data shared confidentially with me.

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