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Biden has Options for the Border. They’re Just Politically Painful.

President Joe Biden has a plan to tackle the rush of migrants at the southern border. But the White House knows implementing it will be political torture, sparking anger from left, told-ya-sos from the right, and endangering any slim hope for immigration reform.

The bind is one that the president and his team recognizes has no quick solution. But, for now, they are looking at a number of new proposals and ideas.

“We would much rather see children in smaller facilities or foster care families for the short time they need to be government custody,” said Leah Chavla, a senior policy adviser in the Migrant Rights and Justice program at the Women’s Refugee Commission.