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As Biden Shifts On Immigration, Some Advocates See Him Giving Up Without A Fight

Friday, May 07, 2021

The president rolled out a plan to overhaul the immigration system on his first day in office. Last week he shifted to talk about a narrower approach. Some advocates feel abandoned.

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Biden Announced Ambitious Plans For U.S. In Address To Congress

Saturday, May 01, 2021

President Joe Biden lays out an ambitious agenda before Congress, then hits the road to promote it. He'll also need to convince lawmakers, many of whom are balking at the price tag.

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Biden Is Optimistic U.S. Can Move Past Pandemic, Economic Crisis, Insurrection

Thursday, April 29, 2021

President Biden marks 100 days in office Thursday. He addressed a joint session of Congress Wednesday night to discuss what he has done so far, and to push for his agenda going forward.

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The Situation At The U.S.-Mexico Border May Disrupt The White House's 100 Day Agenda

Tuesday, April 27, 2021

The White House tried to remain laser-focused on the agenda that it had laid out for the first 100 days, but the situation at the border has been the greatest source of disruption beyond its control.

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Politics Chat: Biden Calls Armenian Mass Killings Genocide

Sunday, April 25, 2021

President Biden, who is about to mark 100 days in office, made a bold diplomatic statement by calling the slaughter of a million and a half Armenians by Ottoman forces an act of genocide.

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For Biden, China Rivalry Adds Urgency To Infrastructure Push

Wednesday, April 14, 2021

President Biden's argument that a $2 trillion infrastructure proposal would help the U.S. compete with China says a lot about how the president is approaching foreign and domestic policy.

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White House Convenes Summit To Address Supply Shortage Crippling Auto Plants

Monday, April 12, 2021

A lack of computer parts known as semiconductors threatens many industries, hitting automakers especially hard. The White House brought together executives from 19 companies to confront the issue.

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Returning To The Iran Nuclear Deal Is Essential For Biden's Foreign Policy Agenda

Friday, April 09, 2021

For President Biden, a swift return to the Iran nuclear deal is essential not only for curbing a major national security threat, but also for the rest of his foreign policy agenda.

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Almost 19,000 Migrant Children Stopped At U.S. Border in March, Most Ever In A Month

Thursday, April 08, 2021

U.S. Customs and Border Protection agents encountered nearly 172,000 migrants at the border in March, up 71% from February. The increase included a record number of unaccompanied minors.

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Task Force Investigates Whether Trump Separated Families Earlier Than Known

Wednesday, April 07, 2021

The Biden task force is examining whether the previous administration began implementing its policy in the early days of former President Donald Trump's term.

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Biden Administration Considers Overhaul Of Asylum System At Southern Border

Thursday, April 01, 2021

Officials are trying to shrink the timetable for many asylum cases from "years to months." That could benefit people with legitimate asylum claims and discourage some unauthorized migration.

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Biden Says 'Nothing Has Changed' But Child Migrants Crossing Border At Higher Pace

Saturday, March 27, 2021

As Biden stated, crossings often rise during the early months of the year as the weather improves. But the number of unaccompanied children arriving are considerably higher than in the recent years.

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Biden Defends His Response To Migrants At The Border And COVID-19 In Press Conference

Thursday, March 25, 2021

President Biden gave his first formal press conference, defending his response to the influx of migrants at the border and COVID-19 among a range of other pressing issues.

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VP Harris To Work With Central American Countries To Address Root Causes Of Migration

Wednesday, March 24, 2021

Vice President Harris will take on her first foreign policy portfolio: working with Mexico, Guatemala, El Salvador and Honduras to address the root causes of migration to the U.S.-Mexico border.

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DHS Data Shows Minors Crossing Border At Faster Pace As TV Crew Tours Texas Shelter

Wednesday, March 24, 2021

As of Wednesday, more than 5,000 unaccompanied migrant children are in Customs and Border Protection custody, according to Department of Homeland Security data reviewed by NPR.

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Ex-DHS Chief Says Biden Was Warned About Dismantling Trump's Border Policies

Tuesday, March 23, 2021

Former acting Homeland Security Secretary Chad Wolf says the Biden administration did not heed advice from the former administration about preventing an influx of migrants at the southern border.

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Ex-Trump Official Says Biden Administration Was Warned About Migrant Influx

Tuesday, March 23, 2021

Chad Wolf, former acting head of the Department of Homeland Security, says before taking office, the Biden administration was cautioned about a lack of capacity to handle an influx of migrants.

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Biden Grapples With The Influx Of Migrants At The Southwestern U.S. Border

Monday, March 22, 2021

President Biden is grappling with a challenge that he faced when he was vice president: how to address an influx of Central American migrants at the southwestern U.S. border.

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Biden Sends Top Officials To Mexico As Border Surge Continues

Monday, March 22, 2021

Two members of President Biden's National Security Council, Roberta Jacobson and Juan Gonzalez, will travel to Mexico, a senior administration official told reporters.

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Hundreds Of Migrant Children Held In Border Detention For More Than 10 Days

Thursday, March 18, 2021

More than 500 migrant children have spent more than 240 hours in the jail-like detention centers at the border as of Thursday, according to a DHS document obtained by NPR.

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