Truth or Darién

Here’s one (more) reason the problems at the border are so intractable. It’s a big business. And people are making money at the highest levels. NYT (Gift Article): ‘A Ticket to Disney’? Politicians Charge Millions to Send Migrants to U.S. “Hundreds of thousands of migrants are now pouring through a sliver of jungle known as the Darién Gap, the only land route to the United States from South America, in a record tide that the Biden administration and the Colombian government have vowed to stop. But the windfall here at the edge of the continent is simply too big to pass up, and the entrepreneurs behind the migrant gold rush are not underground smugglers hiding from the authorities.”

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