Joe Biden: ‘Streamline and Strengthen’ Asylum Laws Used by Economic Migrants

Joe Biden wants to “streamline and strengthen” the nation’s asylum system which is pumping 100,000 migrants per month into the nation’s workplaces, schools, and neighborhoods, and suggests that people from Venezuela be allowed to move into the United States’ claimed “nation of immigrants.”

Democratic presidential candidate former Vice President Joe Biden speaks during the I Will Vote Fundraising Gala Thursday, June 6, 2019, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)

Democrats Block Emergency Funding for Border Crisis

Democratic Senator Pat Leahy bluntly told GOP Senators that Democrats are blocking $4.5 billion needed to manage the Central American migration emergency until Republicans submit to their pro-migration demands. 

Border Patrol agents processing unaccompanied minors. (Photo: U.S. Customs and Border Protection/Hector Silva)

Mexican Gov’t Tries to Avoid Migration Fix

President Donald Trump is pushing for a comprehensive immigration reform deal as Mexican officials offer a partial deal that would fall short of the “safe third country” goals sought by the administration.

Central American migrants arrive in Tijuana, Mexico, on Thursday. (Guillermo Arias / AFP / Getty Images)

Border Agency Buying 2.2 Million Diapers to Help Migrants

The U.S. Customs and Border Protection agency is buying 2.2 million diapers to help deliver many economic migrants and their children into Americans’ worksites, schools, and neighborhoods, according to an online contract request.

Honduran migrants heading to the United States with a second caravan travel aboard a pick-up van in Escuintla department, 50 km south of Guatemala City, on January 17, 2019. - JOHAN ORDONEZ/AFP/Getty Images)

Mexico, GOP Establishment Try to Block Tariffs and Immigration Deal

A top official in Mexico’s government is rejecting the White House’s call for a “safe third country” immigration deal, and some GOP leaders are trying to prevent President Donald Trump from getting a deal by imposing tariffs on Mexico. 

President-elect of Mexico, Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador, speaks during a press conference to announce Marcelo Ebrard's appointment as Minister of Foreign Affairs at Salon D'Luz on July 5, 2018 in Mexico City, Mexico. (Photo by Manuel Velasquez/Getty Images)