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White House Threatens to Veto Republican Border Security Bill

The White House on Monday issued a veto threat for a House Republican-sponsored measure to address immigration at the U.S.-Mexico border, days before the end of the pandemic-era Title 42 is expected to prompt a surge of migrants.

A statement of administration policy said that while the Biden administration supports productive efforts to reform the country’s immigration system, it opposes the Secure the Border Act of 2023, which it said would make “elements of our immigration system worse.”

The legislation, it said, “does nothing to address the root causes of migration, reduces humanitarian protections, and restricts lawful pathways, which are critical alternatives to unlawful entry.”

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