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Are Democrats Losing Their Edge With Latino Voters as Biden Closes the Border?

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Migrants cross into the US from Mexico, the day after President Biden signed an executive order to change border policy, on June 5, 2024, in Jacumba Hot Springs, San Diego County. The action and accompanying rule from the Biden administration allows the president to suspend asylum claims in between ports of entry when there is an average of 2,500 crossings a day over a seven day period. They were transported to a holding facility for deportation following President Joe Biden's signing of an executive order temporarily closing the US-Mexico border to illegal immigrants.  (Katie McTiernan/Anadolu via Getty Images)

In a week where both former President Donald Trump and Vice President Kamala Harris stumped for cash in California, there are signs of a growing split among Democrats over President Biden’s new crackdown at the southern border. The president is playing defense as images of migrants seeking asylum are creating pressure on the administration to act.

Scott is joined by KQED politics correspondent Guy Marzorati and Politico senior political reporter Melanie Mason to talk about how immigration and border issues might play out in the November election.


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