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What Biden administration is sending more troops to the border signifies

Immigration watchers say it’s a substantial move for the Biden administration to send an additional 1,500 troops to the Southern border. This is all prep work ahead of the end of Title 42, the pandemic-era public health policy that restricts asylum-seekers from entering the U.S.

Here & Now‘s Deepa Fernandes speaks with El Paso Times border reporter Lauren Villagran.

This article was originally published on WBUR.org.

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