Biden said he intends to travel to the southern border “at some point,” according to Fox News.
Biden said he is in no rush to visit because “I know what’s going in those facilities.”
The Biden administration is providing a way to citizenship for 11 million undocumented immigrants.
Biden urged migrants planning on embarking to the United States to hold off for the time being.
The Customs and Border Protection (CBP) facilities have been operating far beyond capacity.
There were 100,000 migrants at the border in February.
The Biden administration is attempting to increase capacity.
Some sites that are in consideration are NASA sites and military bases.
Republicans blame Biden for the surge after he rolled back a number of Trump-era immigration restrictions.
Trump said Biden turned “a national triumph into a national disaster.”
“We proudly handed the Biden Administration the most secure border in history,” the statement reads.
“All they had to do was keep this smooth-running system on autopilot.”
“Instead, in the span of a just few weeks, the Biden Administration has turned a national triumph into a national disaster. They are in way over their heads and taking on water fast.”
“It’s clear they are engaged in a huge cover-up to hide just how bad things truly are,” the statement continues. “The only way to end the Biden Border Crisis is for them to admit their total failure and adopt the profoundly effective, proven Trump policies.”
Trump urged Biden to “immediately complete the wall,” which can be done in a matter of weeks.
“They should never have stopped it,” he said. “They are causing death and human tragedy.”
From Fox News:
Trump took aim at the “pathetic, clueless performance” of Department of Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas, writing that “Even someone of Mayorkas’ limited abilities should understand that if you provide Catch-and-Release to the world’s illegal aliens then the whole world will come.”