Biden Forced to Reinstate Trump’s ‘Remain in Mexico’ Policy by Federal Judge – At Least Temporarily

Sacramento, Ca. (September 14, 2020) Acting Homeland Security Secretary Chad Wolf, Along with President Donald Trump, participates in a roundtable briefing with federal, state, and local officials to discuss wildfire efforts in California.

Only four months after President Biden’s disastrous decision to end former President Trump’s successful ‘remain in Mexico’ policy, a federal judge has ruled that Biden’s termination of the program violated the law.

The Trump policy formally called the ‘Migrant Protection Protocols’ (MPP) required migrant asylum seekers to wait in Mexico for their U.S. court hearings, rather than simply being released into the United States after crossing the border.

Now, per the judge’s order, Team Biden will temporarily reinstate the protocols in mid-November as the administration prepares yet another attempt to end the program. According to The Blaze:

…Trump implemented the MPP policy in 2019 as a means of ensuring that migrants who traveled to the southern border claiming to seek asylum did not enter the country illegally and then disappear before their court hearings. An estimated 68,000 migrants were returned to Mexico under Trump’s policy, according to the Department of Homeland Security.

But Biden campaigned against MPP, claiming it was somehow “inhumane.” Soon after he took office, Biden paused the program as part of a wider effort to reverse most of Trump’s immigration and border security policies. The result was a massive surge of illegal migrants and chaos at the Mexico border unprecedented in the past decade.

The Blaze continued:

In April, Missouri and Texas sued the Biden administration, arguing that pausing MPP led to a surge of illegal immigration at the U.S.-Mexico border that inflicted costs on the states. The Department of Homeland Security attempted to officially rescind the policy in June, when DHS Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas said it did not “adequately or sustainably enhance border management.”

Then in August, a federal judge blocked the Biden administration from enacting its plan to end the “remain in Mexico” policy. The Biden administration appealed its case to the U.S. Supreme Court, which refused to take it up in a 6-3 decision, leaving the lower court’s ruling in effect.

Now, according to Reuters, the Biden administration is in the tricky position of having to restart the “remain in Mexico” program while also trying to end it. ADN

Paul Crespo is the Managing Editor of American Defense News. A defense and national security expert, he served as a Marine Corps officer and as a military attaché with the Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA) at US embassies worldwide. Paul holds degrees from Georgetown, London, and Cambridge Universities. He is also CEO of SPECTRE Global Risk, a security advisory firm, and President of the Center for American Defense Studies, a national security think tank. - - PAULCRESPO.COM

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7 months ago

It’s not surrendering it is the right thing to do. Trump was right.

charles A wilkins
charles A wilkins
7 months ago

Biden needs to resign if now,sooner, hidin biden, if your plan to solve the national shortages is anything like your plan to exit Afganistan, we are all fxxed.Happy Thanksgiving maybe, if your part of the lucky ones who can find a Turkey doubt if the White House will be pardoning the turkey’s this year, people who are dressing the turkey’s shortages, trucker shortages ,time to bring in the illegal turkey’s? Robert Kauffman, owner of Ho-Ka Turkey Farms, said “the problem isn’t the turkeys. It’s having people to dress them , take the feathers off and get them ready to cook.” Farmers warn of dire turkey shortags, Some facilities operating at only 7% capacity ahead of Thanksgiving. The potential turkey shortage is actually thanks to another Democrat-caused problem: America’s Labor Shortage. If you’re excited to tear into some turkey with loved ones this Thanksgiving, it might be time to brace yourself for disappointment. America’s go-to turkey company, Butterball, is concerned that there may be a shortage this year, WBBM-TV reported. The problem is the Biden’s supply chain issues, according to one turkey farmer in Illinois.

Kenneth L Jackson
Kenneth L Jackson
6 months ago

As usual, the Biden administration puts foreigners in front of American, causing us to spend ungodly amounts of our taxes in support of those who have never contributed a cent and many of whom have criminal intent. Thank God the judge has some semblance of what is right, unlike Biden and his anti-American socialists.

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