Abbott has also failed to mention that Trump publicly vowed to add the drug cartels to the foreign terror list but ultimately backed down.
Scalise says he has been "alarmed" by what he's seen after leading a delegation of fellow GOP members of Congress to the border.
Los Angeles County officials announced on Friday that the Pomona Fairplex would temporarily house "thousands of young people" who are crossing the southern border alone. The site will become at least the third major facility of its kind in Southern California
The Texas senator said the migrant situation at the southern border was at its worst in a decade following a visit last month.
Adrian Jr. Carrillo says they put up the so-called border in response to complaints made by their "racist neighbor."
The number is at least 60 percent higher than the previous record of 11,494 in May 2019.
The vice president visited the bakery in Chicago on her way to a COVID-19 vaccination site to discuss matters related to the pandemic.
"We need to reinstitute the 'Stay in Mexico' policy. We need to make sure that the border wall is constructed. We need to start building it again," the congressman from Georgia said.
"While construction remains paused, there is a review underway, taking a look at the funds that had been allocated," said White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki.
While Biden has made it a priority to cancel border wall construction, some areas may still be worked on to fill leftover gaps in the barrier, the homeland security secretary said.
The Biden administration is reportedly looking at addressing "gaps" in the wall.
The El Chaparral migrant tent city in Tijuana is less than half a mile from the U.S. border. It hosts more than 2,000 migrants who are trying to enter the United States legally through the asylum process. About 500 are children.
Despite a positive overall job approval, a majority of Americans have an unfavorable view of the president's handling of immigration and firearms legislation.
"More than a Dream, America is a need," the woman in the Tijuana tent migrant camp told Newsweek. "We need protection. I need a better life for my family."
The U.S. could encounter 2 million migrants at the southern border, according to CNN.
Cruz has been at the forefront of Republican pressure on President Joe Biden over the surge in new arrivals at the southern border.
"I'm not leaving anyone behind," the woman from Michoacán, Mexico told Newsweek. "If I do, they'll be killed. They don't care if they're children, adults, or a pregnant person. They just come and they kill whoever they find."
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Border Patrol is on pace to beat last year's total number of encounters.
The pair had been waiting in Mexico since December to cross the border into Roma, Texas.
The Texas congresswoman who shared the video described the center as a "processing plant" during an appearance on "Fox & Friends."
"This is not a 'surge,' these are children, they are not insurgents. And we are not being invaded. Which, by the way, is a white supremacist idea—the idea that if 'an other' is coming in the population, that this is like an invasion of who we are," she said.
There will never be enough "reception centers," processing capacity or judges to handle the influx.
The president's approval rating has reportedly climbed 8 points since Inauguration Day.
The president has said he wants to move on from talking about Donald Trump, though he and his administration have heaped blame on their predecessors for issues at the border.
CBP data shows that there was massive surge in apprehensions of migrants in 2019, despite Trump's hardline border policies.