President Joe Biden is now taking heat from both sides over immigration.
After getting bashed by Republicans for more than two years amid record illegal border crossings, the Biden administration has taken two actions seen as a pivot to the right. Both of those moves have already led to blowback, this time from the Left.
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“A wall does nothing to deter people who are fleeing poverty and violence from coming to the United States,” progressive Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D‑NY) said. “You do not risk your life or your children’s lives going through the Darien Gap or traversing hundreds of miles of desert if you have any other options. Walls only serve to push migrants into more remote areas, increasing their chances of death. It is a cruel policy.”
AOC’s post came amid news that Biden’s Department of Homeland Security would build 20 new miles of southern border wall, in direct violation of his 2020 campaign pledge to build “not another foot.” Biden promised that he was required by law to make the move and said he still felt that border wal …