On immigration, the confusion is coming from inside the White House

Analysis: President Joe Biden promised to reverse President Donald Trump's crackdown on migration. So far, he's reversing himself.

NBC News

By Jonathan Allen
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President Joe Biden appears to be confounded by the substance and politics of immigration.

The latest evidence of that is Friday's laughable-if-it-wasn't-so-serious White House backtrack of Biden's walk-back on refugee policy. After promising to raise President Donald Trump's annual cap on refugee admissions from 15,000 to 62,500, Biden balked Friday morning. Then, under heavy pressure from fellow Democrats — many of whom had described Trump's policy as racist, xenophobic and un-American — Biden decided Friday afternoon to increase the number of refugees admitted into the country.

Publish : 2021-04-18 07:12:00

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