(BREITBART) – President Joe Biden’s Secretary of Homeland Security, Alejandro Mayorkas, declared on May 4 that his agency’s “highest priority” is to reunite foreign families with the children they left behind in the United States when they were deported during President Donald Trump’s term in office.
Mayorkas’s claim to MSNBC on March 4 came after he announced that four deported families would be allowed into the United States to live with a child or teenager they left behind. “We need … [to] develop a process where we can systemically bring them into this country safely and begin the healing process,” he claimed, according to a transcript prepared and released by his Department of Homeland Security (DHS).
The media-magnified spotlight by Biden and Mayorkas on the migrant families “is distracting attention from their own responsibility for screwing up the border,” responded Mark Krikorian, the director of the Center for Immigration Studies.
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