The bill would have allowed the secretary of Homeland Security to block undocumented migrants from entering the U.S. through any point of entry. The scope of the bill has rattled dozens of House Republicans, many of whom worry it would prevent migrants and unaccompanied children from seeking asylum. Main Street Caucus members secured a commitment from McCarthy’s aides that the bill would go back to Homeland Security Committee instead of being fast-tracked to the floor.
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