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Biden accord with Latin American nations seeks help in curbing unlawful migration
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Biden accord with Latin American nations seeks help in curbing unlawful migration

President Biden is set to unveil a migration accord at the Summit of the Americas in Los Angeles Friday that the White House hopes will help the U.S. reduce the historic levels of migrants arriving at the southern border over the past year, a senior administration official says.The agreement centers on stabilizing communities in Latin America, expanding lawful means of immigration, bolstering "humane" border enforcement across the region and collaborating on responses to the displacement of people, the official told reporters, requesting anonymity to discuss the agreement before its formal announcement.By joining the pact, the U.S. and other nations will commit to increasing temporary work visas to discourage unlawful immigration and mitigate labor shortages in the U.S., Canada and...