Biden’s strategy: Help immigrants in the US, but stop others from arriving

President Joe Biden hugs Javier Quiroz Castro, who benefitted from the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, during an anniversary event for DACA in the East Room at the White House on Tuesday, in Washington. (Haiyun Jiang/The New York Times)

There are hundreds of thousands of immigrants in the United States who have been living in the country illegally for years, working and making a living, starting families and sending their children to school. President Joe Biden says they can stay.