How those fleeing Ukraine inspired US border policies

FILE – Ukrainian refugees wait near the U.S. border in Tijuana, Mexico, April 4, 2022. A month after Russia invaded Ukraine, refugees started showing up to the U.S.-Mexico border. Roughly 1,000 Ukrainians a day flew to Tijuana on tourist visas, desperate to get into the country. The volume was overwhelming the nation’s busiest border crossing… WASHINGTON (AP) — Shortly after Russia invaded Ukraine, refugees from the threatened nation started showing up at Mexico’s border with the United States. Roughly 1,000 Ukrainians a day flew to Tijuana on tourist visas, desperate to reach U.S. soil.

The volume was overwhelming the nation’s […]

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