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Migrant Surge at U.S.-Mexico Border Is New Bipartisan Blame Game

  • U.S. taps FEMA in response to rising numbers at the frontier
  • GOP says Biden policies rapidly attract migrants to border
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Biden Border Czar Says: The Border Is Not Open
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Lawmakers sparred Sunday over who’s most to blame for a sharp rise in migrants, including thousands of unaccompanied children, crossing into the U.S. from Mexico -- Joe Biden, or Donald Trump.

The partisan exchanges came after the Biden administration tapped the Federal Emergency Management Agency to help lead the response. The agency, part of the Department of Homeland Security, is now working to expand available lodging for migrants.