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Migrant Children Advocates Say Biden Should Have Been Prepared For Arrivals

Migrant Children Advocates Say Biden Should Have Been Prepared For Arrivals

Update: 2021-03-224
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The reasons the Biden administration is housing some migrant children in adult detention facilities are complicated. The number of migrants arriving at the border is rising and includes many children traveling without their parents. Trump reduced the capacity of the shelter system and Biden, unlike the former president, is not immediately deporting unaccompanied minors. Still, advocates on both sides of the aisle are calling for improved conditions.

And DC statehood is having its day in the sun, but the Senate filibuster stands between the city and its dreams of congressional representation.

This episode: White House correspondent Scott Detrow, White House correspondent Franco Ordoñez, national political correspondent Mara Liasson, and WAMU reporter Mikaela Lefrak.

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Migrant Children Advocates Say Biden Should Have Been Prepared For Arrivals

Migrant Children Advocates Say Biden Should Have Been Prepared For Arrivals

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