The United States is working with Mexican officials to stop illegal immigration, President Joe Biden said on Sept. 20.
“We’re working with Mexico and other countries to stop the flow,” Biden said after an unrelated speech in Washington.
He was responding to a question about the jump in illegal border crossings during his first term in office.
More than two million arrests have already been made at the U.S.–Mexico border in fiscal year 2022, the most in U.S. history. Biden’s administration already set the records for the most apprehensions in a fiscal year and a calendar year.
Administration officials have been keen to point to an increase in immigrants from Venezuela, Nicaragua, and Cuba crossing the border, and Biden took up the narrative….