President Joe Biden wants to share the burden of an increase in migration with other nations along the path to the U.S. But the response in Latin America has been clear: This is a problem that requires U.S. policies and dollars to fix.

From Colombia to Mexico, the region is seeing sharp increases in migrants seeking to reach the U.S. as the Biden administration ends a pandemic-era policy known as Title 42 that allowed those who crossed the border without authorization to be swiftly deported. Latin American governments have been lobbying Washington for more humanitarian aid, funding to process asylum requests and long-term investment to shore up local economies and deter migration, but some leaders say assistance thus far has been lacking.

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