After months of negotiations, key U.S. Senators say they’ve reached a deal to overhaul the asylum system and manage the influx of migrants at the U.S.–Mexico border. Details are expected to be released with a possible vote next week on a national security package that includes funding for Ukraine and Israel.
Joining the discussion:
- Rina Shah is a political strategist and commentator and Founder and CEO of Rilax Strategies.
- Douglass Sloan is Principal of the National Capitol Strategy Group and a Democratic strategist.
- Art Estopinan is President of the Estopinan Group and former adviser to the Chair of the U.S. House Foreign Affairs Committee.
- Rafael Bernal is a Staff Writer for The Hill.
House Republicans have charged President Biden’s homeland security secretary with breaking the law by failing to enforce border mandates, but statute gives him wide authority to address immigration. https://t.co/3RLKVhY4Sw
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The ongoing Senate negotiations to tie border security policy to Mr. Biden’s $110 billion spending request, which includes billions in aid for Ukraine, Israel and Taiwan, have been mired by growing divisions in the GOP. https://t.co/N4ysp5hVdA
— The Washington Times (@WashTimes) February 1, 2024