Thousands of children making the perilous journey to the US are being held in Mexican shelters, with some living without basic necessities, Save the Children said Friday. President Biden Biden on Friday stuck with his predecessor’s historically low cap of 15,000 refugees for this year and instead moved to accelerate admissions, triggering a backlash from resettlement agencies that accused him of backpedaling on a key promise. Many were surprised Biden did not replace the cap by former President Donald Trump, having submitted a plan to Congress two months ago to quadruple that number. The administration has indicated he may still do so.
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