Rubio: ‘Nothing Compassionate’ About Joe Biden’s Open Borders Policies


Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL) says there is “nothing compassionate” about President Joe Biden’s open borders initiatives as tens of thousands of foreign nationals attempt to make their way to the United States-Mexico border hoping to be released into the interior of the country.

On Friday, as Breitbart News reported, Biden’s Department of Homeland Security (DHS) started releasing the first group of about 25,600 migrants who have been living in Mexico while they wait for their asylum claims to be adjudicated.

The move came after Biden ended the “Remain in Mexico” policy, officially known as the Migrant Protection Protocols, which sought to disincentivize migrants from taking the often deadly journey from Central America to the U. S.-Mexico border by preventing their release into the interior of the country until after they were found to have a legitimate asylum claim.

Rubio, in a statement, said the Biden administration’s policies on immigration that have effectively opened the southern border to those claiming asylum is cruel and chaotic.

“By ending the Migrant Protection Protocols, the Biden Administration is sending yet another signal that it is okay to come to this country unlawfully,” Rubio said:

I have tremendous compassion for the unimaginable conditions in which people live throughout our hemisphere, but there is nothing compassionate about President Biden’s approach. The result will be more chaos at our border, more lives exploited by evil human traffickers, and mo… (Read more)

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