Why Does Biden Insist on Worsening the Border Crisis?

Migrants seeking asylum in the United States gather on the banks of the Rio Bravo as the Texas National Guard blocks the crossing at the border between the United States and Mexico, seen from Ciudad Juarez, Mexico, December 5, 2023. (Jose Luis Gonzalez/Reuters)

Migrants seeking asylum in the United States gather on the banks of the Rio Bravo as the Texas National Guard blocks the crossing at the border between the United States and Mexico, seen from Ciudad Juarez, Mexico, December 5, 2023. (Jose Luis Gonzalez/Reuters)

AFPF Foundation’s Policy Fellow Jordan Fischetti writes in National Review about the continuing border crisis. See other articles by our immigration team here.

The southwest border is a mess. There have been 5,815,600 apprehensions from February of 2021 through October of this year. That’s 1.35 million more apprehensions at the southwest border during this period than there were in the prior decade…..

Migrants seeking asylum in the United States gather on the banks of the Rio Bravo as the Texas National Guard blocks the crossing at the border between the United States and Mexico, seen from Ciudad Juarez, Mexico, December 5, 2023. (Jose Luis Gonzalez/Reuters)