President Biden surprised countless Americans this week when he claimed his team is attempting to “figure out” why a person in Central America would want to relocate to the United States.
“We’re working a lot with neighboring countries. A lot to do,” Biden said during a meeting with Vice President Harris in Washington, DC.
“I think one of the fundamental things we’ve got to do in addition to some of the changes we’ll make, which we won’t get into it today, is that if we figure out why they’re leaving in the first place,” the president continued. “It’s not like people sit around and say, in Guadalajara, ‘I got a great idea, let’s sell everything we have, give it to a coyote, take us across the border, leave us in the desert in a country that doesn’t want us. We don’t speak the language. Won’t that be fun?’”
“You know, there are gangs we’re working on, there’s a whole lot of illegal movement, but there’s also a way to begin to deal with the reason they’re leaving in the first place,” he added.
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