The Heat: U.S.-Mexico Border Crisis

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U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken met with Mexico’s Foreign Secretary Alicia Barcena to discuss the record number of illegal crossings at the Southern border and possible solutions.

In 2023, U.S. Custom and Border patrol agents encountered more than two million migrants.

To discuss:

  • Rafael Carranza is an Immigration Issues reporter for the Arizona Republic newspaper.
  • Todd Bensman is a Senior National Security Fellow with the Center for Immigration Studies and author of “Overrun: How Joe Biden Unleashed the Greatest Border Crisis in U.S. History”
  • Abel Nunez is the Executive Director of the Central American Resource Center or CARECEN.
  • Rafael Bernal is a staff writer for The Hill where he covers Hispanic politics and global migration.