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September 1, 2022

Texas governor sends migrants to Chicago

A group of migrants from Texas arrived at Union Station Wednesday night, according to Gov. Greg Abbott. The governor, citing the Biden administration and Chicago’s sanctuary city status, said that the city will now be a drop-off location.

JUNE 7, 2021

Vice President Kamala Harris discourages would-be migrants in Guatemala

Vice President Kamala Harris addressed the crisis at the U.S. southern border while in Guatemala on Monday as part of her first foreign trip. CBS News senior White House and political correspondent Ed O’Keefe joins CBSN’s Elaine Quijano to discuss.

May 18, 2021

Biden Administration to Admit 250 Asylum Seekers Per Day

The Biden administration has agreed to allow up to 7,750 vulnerable migrants stranded in Mexico to enter the U.S. each month as part of negotiations in an ongoing lawsuit brought by American Civil Liberties Union. CBS News immigration reporter Camilo Montoya-Galvez joins CBSN’s Elaine Quijano to discuss the latest with the new agreement.

May 8, 2021

Kamala Harris on Fixing Immigration Problems at the Mexican Border – “Most People Don’t Want to Leave Their Home.”

In remarks during a bilateral meeting with Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador, VP Kamala Harris spoke about migration, stating that “most people don’t want to leave home” but did due to hardships.

MARCH 19, 2021

The House Passes Two Immigration Bills That Would Establish A Path to Citizenship for Millions

Lawmakers in the House of Representatives on Thursday passed two bills that would establish paths to citizenship or legal status for millions of undocumented immigrants, including those brought to the country unlawfully as children and workers in the agriculture sector. A bipartisan deal on immigration is seen as a key priority for the Biden administration, although it’s been complicated by recent events.

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