Biden Scrutinized Over Surge of Haitian Immigrants at Border : The NPR Politics Podcast The Biden administration is expelling hundreds of Haitian migrants at the U.S.-Mexico border, after thousands arrived at a crossing near Del Rio, Texas this weekend. Photos of groups in makeshift campsites and of border patrol agents aggressively confronting the migrants on horseback sparked outrage. Now, Biden is facing pressure from all sides: many Republicans say he needs to be tougher on border security, while many Democrats say deporting the migrants, without the option to apply for asylum, is cruel.

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Biden Faces Scrutiny Over Surge of Haitian Migrants

Biden Faces Scrutiny Over Surge of Haitian Migrants

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The Biden administration is expelling hundreds of Haitian migrants at the U.S.-Mexico border, after thousands arrived at a crossing near Del Rio, Texas this weekend. Photos of groups in makeshift campsites and of border patrol agents aggressively confronting the migrants on horseback sparked outrage. Now, Biden is facing pressure from all sides: many Republicans say he needs to be tougher on border security, while many Democrats say deporting the migrants, without the option to apply for asylum, is cruel.

This episode: White House correspondent Asma Khalid, White House correspondent Franco Ordonez, and national immigration correspondent Joel Rose.

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Subscribe to the NPR Politics Podcast here.
Email the show at nprpolitics@npr.org
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