Biden announces border 'crackdown' that will still let in at least 1.8 million illegally per year | 4 June 2024 | Joe Biden announced an executive order Tuesday that officials say will shut down the U.S.-Mexico border if illegal crossings top 2,500 per day for seven consecutive days -- a "crackdown" [the only "crackdown" here is obviously crack that they've downed] that will still allow at least 1.8 million asylum seekers into America each year even if fully enforced. The order, due to take effect immediately, will bar additional illegal immigrants from applying for asylum during periods of heavy traffic, but would lift those restrictions two weeks after daily crossings average 1,500 per day for seven days, administration officials said. Even if migration is limited to 2,500 per day for a full calendar year, the number of crossings would reach 912,500.

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