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Migrant Families Are Still Being Separated

Less has changed at the border than President Joe Biden might have hoped.

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Episode Notes

After four years of President Donald Trump’s harsh immigration policies, many advocates for Central American migrants welcomed a change in administration. But after two months in office, President Joe Biden has given a clear message to people arriving at the U.S.-Mexico border: “Don’t come.” Still, thousands of people, including an increasing number of unaccompanied children, are making the trek and forcing Biden to face his first big immigration test.

Guest: Adolfo Flores, national security correspondent for immigration at BuzzFeed.

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