Supreme Court will take ove the MPP policy

The Trump administration’s stance on political asylum Immigration has always been a fundamental piece of President Donald Trump’s political identity. His government aims to reduce the number of immigrants entering the US, including communities seeking international protection. The US is the destination of thousands of immigrants fleeing danger, war, persecution and violence of their countries.…

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Asylum seekers in Mexico request help from the government

MPP policy The current administration of the US does not agree with asylum seekers residing in the country while they await a response to their immigration applications. Thus, since President Trump took office in 2017, his administration has implemented multiple policies that increase restrictions for asylum seekers. For instance, at the beginning of 2019, the…

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LGBT people stranded due to US' political asylum policies

Political asylum in the US Since the US is a first world country and a world power, it has the possibility, conditions and resources to offer international protection to the most vulnerable immigrant communities through humanitarian programs. One of these programs is political asylum. According to the US Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS), foreigners can…

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Trump administration proposes to cut the asylum deadline to just 15 days

Changes implemented by the Trump administration on the political asylum process Political asylum has always been an option for thousands of immigrants fleeing persecution or danger and coming to the US to seek international protection, yearning to build a promising future for their families. According to the US Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS, for its…

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The USCIS will hire interpreters on behalf of asylum seekers.

The USCIS releases final rule about interpreters for Asylum Seekers The US is the destination of thousands of immigrants fleeing the danger of their countries and seeking international protection through programs such as political asylum or refuge. To give an overview, immigrants can request political asylum when they try to flee from persecution, either because…

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Senators request asylum for Nicaraguans, Venezuelans and Cubans

Several Senators ask the Trump administration to grant asylum to immigrants from three nations On September 14, 2020, four US senators signed an official letter exposing how the political asylum policies implemented by the Trump administration could put dozens of immigrants from countries experiencing quite alarming internal conflicts at imminent risk. The letter involves: Secretary…

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The MPP policy threatens the life of thousands of asylum seekers

The MPP policy The current president of the US, Donald Trump, does not agree with the idea of allowing asylum seekers to reside in the country while they wait for a response to their immigration cases, which can take a fairly long period of time. In the opinion of the Trump administration, asylum seekers tend…

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Mexico diverted social funds in 2019 to reduce illegal immigration in the US

Agreements between Mexico and the US Since President Trump launched his political campaign to win the 2016 election, he has always focused on the US immigration sector. The Trump administration has a strict stance when it comes to massive legal immigration and illegal immigration, mainly from Central America. That is why President Trump has tried…

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Thousands of Asylum Seekers still remain in Mexico

Did the government forget about asylum seekers? Immigrants who yearn to apply for political asylum in the US are currently going through quite difficult circumstances. It is natural that the Trump administration is focusing its attention on mitigating the impact of the global Coronavirus pandemic and restoring economic balance despite the current unemployment rate. However,…

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The CBP cannot intervene in asylum cases anymore

The current situation of the political asylum process Recently, the political asylum process has been tremendously affected, not only by the arrival of the global Coronavirus pandemic, but also by policies and restrictions implemented by the Trump administration in recent years. In fact, the current circumstances in which asylum seekers live are worrying and risky.…

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