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New data show more immigrants expelled at border

New data show more immigrants expelled at border

Over 70,000 immigrants were expelled at the Mexico border during the month of February, President Joe Biden’s first full month in office, under a directive put in place by the Trump administration to target them as public health threats, according to new U.S. Customs and Border Protection data.

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