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Biden Stiffens Border Rules Amid GOP Paralysis | National News
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Biden Stiffens Border Rules Amid GOP Paralysis | National News

As House Republicans scrambled to choose the person who will become second in line to the presidency, President Joe Biden on Thursday seized one of his most vulnerable political issues – immigration – with an announcement of new policies meant to ease entry for those who follow the rules while expediting expulsion for those who break them.Under the new rules, which senior White House officials said would take effect immediately, would-be immigrants who enter the country illegally and do not have a legal basis to stay will be "increasingly subject to expedited removal to their country of origin" and will be banned from reentering the United States for five years.Meanwhile, the administration will expand a parole process currently in effect for people fleeing political turmoil in Venezuel...