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Biden’s Border Fiasco Is Expanding (Repeat)

Through inattention and ineptitude, the president’s administration is fueling migrant misery and domestic anger.

Prefer not to remain in Mexico.

Prefer not to remain in Mexico.

Photographer: Chandan Khanna/AFP/Getty Images

(This editorial was originally published on Aug. 3, 2022. This week, Republican governors accelerated a campaign to send asylum-seekers by bus or plane to Democratic-led areas, including an effort by Florida Governor Ron DeSantis to transport some 50 migrants to Martha’s Vineyard in Massachusetts. The governors say that their states have been overwhelmed by migrants and have called on the federal government to secure the border.)

From Day One, President Joe Biden’s immigration policy has been largely incoherent. It’s now verging on a crisis.