Biden administration, senators divided on how to move ahead on border security

By: - November 8, 2023 3:22 pm

WASHINGTON, DC – NOVEMBER 08: U.S. Secretary of Homeland Security Alejandro Mayorkas (R) and Secretary of Health and Human Services Xavier Becerra (L) testify during a hearing before Senate Appropriations Committee at Dirksen Senate Office Building on November 8, 2023 on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC. The committee held a hearing to examine the Biden Administration’s supplemental request for the Health and Human Services Department and Homeland Security Department. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

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Jennifer Shutt
Jennifer Shutt

Jennifer covers the nation’s capital as a senior reporter for States Newsroom. Her coverage areas include congressional policy, politics and legal challenges with a focus on health care, unemployment, housing and aid to families.