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The Republican-controlled House conducted a vote on Thursday regarding a significant matter concerning migrants who are presently residing in the United States unlawfully. This surge in numbers is a result of President Joe Biden’s immediate reversal of former President Donald Trump’s highly effective immigration and border enforcement policies.
Legislators enacted a provision that prohibits the utilization of public land for the temporary accommodation of undocumented migrants during their asylum application process.
“The bill, H.R. 5283, passed with a majority of Republicans in support, 224–203,” the outlet reported, adding that the bill’s fate in the upper chamber is also certain, but not in a positive way for the GOP.
“It’s dead on arrival in the U.S. Senate, where Democrats hold a slim majority, and many Democrats criticized the bill as a messaging tactic for the 2024 elections, where hard-line immigration policies are the cornerstone of the GOP platform,” the outlet reported.
House Committee on Natural Resources Chairman Bruce Westerman (R-Ark.)…
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