President Joe Biden unveiled new steps aimed at stemming historic migration as he plans to visit El Paso, Texas.
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President Joe Biden unveiled new steps Thursday aimed at stemming historic migration as he plans to visit El Paso, Texas in his first trip to the southern border since taking office.
Facing criticism that he's not done enough to stop illegal border crossings, Biden outlined what he called "orderly, safe and humane" ways to strengthen border control while expanding legal pathways to the U.S. The moves include immediately deporting back to Mexico migrants from Venezuela, Nicaragua, Haiti and Cuba who enter the U.S. illegally.
"My message is this. If you're trying to leave Cuba, Nicaragua, Haiti," Biden said in a speech from the White House, "do not just show up at the border. Stay where you are and apply legally from there."
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