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States sue over border enforcement

by Kent Covington
Posted 4/07/21, 06:22 pm

Texas and Louisiana filed a lawsuit on Tuesday claiming the federal government is failing to deport migrants who have committed felony crimes. The Biden administration has not yet responded.

How are things at the border? Customs and Border Protection released a report that claims the agency made more than 171,000 migrant apprehensions at the southern border last month. That is a 71 percent increase from February. A U.S. envoy arrived in El Salvador on Wednesday for talks on immigration amid a surge of child migrants on the U.S. border. Top officials in the Biden administration say they’re committed to addressing the root causes of emigration from Central American countries at the source.

Dig deeper: Read Harvest Prude’s report in The Stew about different proposals to fix the crisis at the border.

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Kent Covington

Kent is a reporter and news anchor for WORLD Radio. He spent nearly two decades in Christian and news/talk radio before joining WORLD in 2012. He resides in Atlanta, Ga. Follow him on Twitter @kentcovington.

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    John Cogan
    Posted: Wed, 04/07/2021 08:05 pm

    The root causes of emigration from Central America are government corruption, organized crime and unsafe living conditions. Just how can anyone in the United States Government fix any of those problems?

  • RC
    Posted: Thu, 04/08/2021 09:34 am

    It is only a 1,400 mile trip through Mexico. How are all these children surviving the trip to get here?  Who is helping them along?

  • OldMike
    Posted: Fri, 04/09/2021 04:39 pm

    Good questions. Those are things someone needs to investigate!