(TheConservativeTimes.org) – The Biden Administration’s efforts to combat the illegal mass entrance of migrants continue as they vow to resume the deportation of Venezuelan nationals. According to DHS, this report comes as authorities in Venezuela agree to accept the return of deported migrants back to their troubled country.
The resumption of Biden’s efforts to deport Venezuelan nationals includes an offer of protection for migrants who arrived in the U.S. prior to July 31 of this year. These protections offer migrants temporary immunity against deportation and the right to work and live legally in the U.S. due to the dysfunctional conditions of their home country. These temporary protections were extended to an estimated 472,000 Venezuelans just last month.
Speaking under anonymous conditions, two U.S. officials claimed the process would begin soon, although specific dates were not immediately provided.
The announcement by the Biden administration comes just one day after waiving 26 federal laws to promptly resume the construction of the US-Mexico border wall. The administration will be adding 20 miles to the wall at the South Texas border after Joe Biden abruptly ended the efforts of Donald Trump’s 458-mile border wall project on his first day as President.
Since the day President Biden took office, there have been approximately half a million Venezuelans who have illegally crossed into the United States. These numbers peaked in April with 34,000 apprehensions at the border, followed by another high of 31,000 arrests in August. Despite the Biden administration facing mass criticism from Republicans and fellow Democrats over their non-urgent approach to issues at the border, the President’s team has consistently assured critics that they are making efforts to get the border crisis under control.
According to a poll released by ABC News last month, Biden received just a 23% approval rating amongst voters on his handling of the border and immigration, leaving it a major concern ahead of the highly anticipated 2024 presidential election.
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