Biden strikes international deal in bid to stop migrants reaching US border

Biden strikes international deal in bid to stop migrants reaching US border

The Guardian

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Officials agree with Mexico, Honduras and Guatemala to step up security to try to prevent increased migration at southern border

The Biden administration has struck an agreement with Mexico, Guatemala and Honduras to temporarily increase border security in an effort to stop migrants from reaching the US border.

The agreement comes as the US saw a record number of unaccompanied children attempting to cross the border in March, and the largest number of Border Patrol encounters overall with migrants on the southern border – just under 170,000 – since March 2001.

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