FACT SHEET: Department of Defense and Department of Homeland Security Plans for Border Wall Funds

Under the Previous Administration, Wall Construction Cost American Taxpayers Up To $46 Million per Mile, Shortchanged the Military, and Caused Serious Risks to Life, Safety, and the Environment The Biden Administration inherited a broken immigration system – one that wasted billions of taxpayer dollars and neither kept the American people safe nor adhered to our…

Statement by National Security Council Spokesperson Emily Horne on National Security Advisor Jake Sullivan’s call with Karin Wallensteen, State Secretary to Prime Minister Stefan Löfven of Sweden

National Security Advisor Jake Sullivan spoke by phone today with Karin Wallensteen, State Secretary to Prime Minister Stefan Löfven of Sweden. Mr. Sullivan expressed the Biden Administration’s appreciation for the strong relationship between the United States and the Kingdom of Sweden, and he underscored the desire to further strengthen transatlantic ties. He thanked Ms. Wallensteen…

Press Briefing by Press Secretary Jen Psaki and Special Assistant to the President and Coordinator for the Southern Border Ambassador Roberta Jacobson, March 10, 2021

James S. Brady Press Briefing Room 1:06 P.M. EST MS. PSAKI:  Hi, everyone. Q    Hello. MS. PSAKI:  Hello.  So joining us today is Ambassador Roberta Jacobson, Coordinator for the Southern Border.  Ambassador Jacobson was the U.S. Ambassador to Mexico from 2016 to 2018.  She previously served as U.S. Assistant Secretary of State for the Western…

A Letter to the Speaker Of The House And President Of The Senate Regarding the Termination of the National Emergency Concerning the Southern Border

February 10, 2021 Dear Madam Speaker: (Dear Madam President:) Consistent with section 202(a) of the National Emergencies Act, 50 U.S.C. 1622, I hereby report that I have issued a proclamation that terminates the national emergency first declared in Proclamation 9844 of February 15, 2019 (Declaring a National Emergency Concerning the Southern Border of the United…

Press Briefing by Press Secretary Jen Psaki, October 22, 2021

James S. Brady Press Briefing Room 2:06 P.M. EDT MS. PSAKI:  Hi, everyone.  Happy Friday.  Okay.  Just an overview of the week ahead for all of you: Throughout the week, President Biden will continue to meet and call members of Congress about his transformative Build Back Better Agenda and Bipartisan Infrastructure Deal. On Monday, he…

Press Briefing by Principal Deputy Press Secretary Karine Jean-Pierre

James S. Brady Press Briefing Room 2:43 P.M. EDT MS. JEAN-PIERRE: All right, good afternoon, everyone. I have a few things at the top. Today, the United States reached an important milestone. We have donated and delivered 200 million COVID-19 vaccine doses to the world. This is another milestone as the United States leads the…

FACT SHEET: The Biden Administration Blueprint for a Fair, Orderly and Humane Immigration System

The United States can have an orderly, secure, and well-managed border while treating people fairly and humanely. In January, the Biden-Harris Administration launched a broad, whole of government effort to reform our immigration system, including sending to Congress legislation that creates a new system to responsibly manage and secure our border, provide a pathway to…

Press Briefing by Press Secretary Jen Psaki, April 6, 2021

James S. Brady Press Briefing Room 12:15 P.M. EDT MS. PSAKI:  Hi, everyone. Q    Hi, Jen. MS. PSAKI:  Happy Tuesday.  No bunny today.  I promise.  Q    Chicks perhaps? MS. PSAKI:  Chicks.  Maybe candy.  A couple of updates for all of you at the top.  We provided a bit of an update on what the Jobs…

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