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Biden bets that he can change how America thinks about migration

2021-04-04 08:05:01       source:Politico

April 3, 2021

Under growing political pressure over an increase in migrant children and crowding at the southern border, the Biden administration is betting big on nuance.

They don’t just want to push back on their critics, they want to change the very way Americans view migration.

President Joe Biden and his aides have stepped up their Hill outreach in recent weeks, racing to unite Democrats behind a new message on immigration policy and why the current situation is decades in the making. It won’t be easy. Democrats are aiming to explain away one of Washington’s most complicated and fraught issues, telling a far more complicated story than the simple one Republicans have hammered home on cable news.

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