‘I’m Not Optimistic’ on Congress Reaching Ukraine, Border Deal: Expert

Kevin Hogan
By Kevin Hogan
December 15, 2023NTD Good Morning

The surge of illegal immigrants at the Lukeville, Arizona border crossing completely overwhelmed border patrol facilities there. The numbers involved overpowered the crossing’s capacity to such an extent that border security personnel are sending illegal immigrants to Tucson for processing.

So what happens when border agents are overwhelmed like this? Can there be proper vetting of immigrants before their release into the United States?

NTD spoke to Simon Hankinson, a senior research fellow at The Heritage Foundation, to find out more about the situation at the border, its relationship to Biden administration policies, and the current impasse in Congress.

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