Audio: Homeland Security secretary defends handling of border issues at hearing

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Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas said, despite issues at the U.S.-Mexico border, the Biden administration is making huge efforts to move unaccompanied migrant children out of crowded border stations.

WASHINGTON (NewsNation Now) — Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas said, despite issues at the U.S.-Mexico border, the Biden administration is making huge efforts to move unaccompanied migrant children out of crowded border stations.

At a hearing Thursday, Mayorkas said the number of unaccompanied children in those stations went from 5,700 in late March to under 500 this week.

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