Politics Behind Biden’s Plans to Close US–Mexico Border When Numbers Hit 4,000 Crossings per Day: Expert

Fiona Ji
By Fiona Ji
May 16, 2024NTD Newsroom
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President Joe Biden is reportedly planning executive action to shut down the U.S.-Mexico border once the number of daily illegal immigrant crossings reaches 4,000. This is a change to a more active stance on the border crisis for the president. NTD spoke with senior research fellow Simon Hankinson of the Heritage Foundation about the motives behind the president’s latest policy. He believes this is Biden’s attempt to turn the election tide in his favor.

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