U.S. Moves to Stop Surge in Illegal Immigration

New York Times

Contributed on the ground reporting on Vice President Joe Biden’s trilateral summit on immigration in Guatemala City, including press pool coverage and interview with the Vice President.

White House officials, saying that misinformation about administration policies helped drive a surge of illegal migrants from Central America across the South Texas border, on Friday announced plans to detain more of them and to accelerate their court cases so as to deport them more quickly.

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