'Border is not open' -DHS chief on new immigration curbs

STORY: At the same time, the United States will allow up to 30,000 people from those three countries plus Venezuela to enter the country by air each month.

The two-pronged approach is designed to blunt criticism from Republicans who have attacked U.S. President Joe Biden as record numbers of migrants cross the U.S.-Mexico border, and Democrats and immigration advocates who say 'Title 42' restrictions adopted under former President Donald Trump block migrants from exercising their right to apply for asylum and expose them to danger.