Mayorkas Under Pressure, Admits Some Migrants 'Try to Game' the System

By Bo Beard | May 30, 2024


Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas has raised concerns about certain migrants exploiting the U.S. asylum system, labeling it as an attempt to manipulate the system. 

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Mayorkas, in an interview with CBS News, recognized the presence of individuals trying to manipulate the asylum process, underscoring the need to address this issue effectively.

Ongoing worries

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This shift in focus comes amid ongoing worries over the border crisis, a significant political topic ahead of the upcoming presidential election.