Texas Attorney General asks Biden to reinstate the "Remain in Mexico" policy

Biden rescinded the MPP policy For the past four years, former President Trump tried to reduce immigration at all costs, both legal and illegal, arguing that the massive influx of foreigners becomes an unnecessary burden on the economy and the federal government. Therefore, many of his policies also affected the most vulnerable immigrant populations, including…

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Pima County Board of Supervisors vote to transport asylum seekers

Asylum seekers already entering the US Over the past four years (2017-2021), American citizens and immigrant communities have witnessed how the Donald Trump administration substantially restricted alternatives available to vulnerable populations such as asylum seekers and refugees. To give a specific example, in 2019, former President Trump signed an agreement with Mexico called MPP (Migrant…

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Laredo receives dozens of immigrants under Biden's resettlement plan

Biden rescinds the MPP policy One of the most important aspects of former President Donald Trump’s political identity is strongly related to the immigration sector, but in a rather strict way. During Trump’s term (2017-2021), we were able to witness how his administration used countless tools, resources, and executive power to restrict immigration in the…

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Senator plans to reintroduce proposal that would hinder the political asylum process

The political asylum process in the US Among humanitarian programs available to the most vulnerable immigrant communities in the US, there is the option to request political asylum. This immigration program allows certain eligible immigrants to apply for international protection on grounds of persecution due to their race, religion, political opinion, nationality, inter alia. It…

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Asylum seekers under the MPP continue to enter the US

The controversial “Remain in Mexico” policy President Donald Trump’s administration was determined to restrict immigration at all costs, both legal and illegal. Therefore, during his term (2017-2021), his administration implemented hundreds of changes to the immigration system through all kinds of executive actions. One of Trump’s most controversial immigration policies is the MPP (Migrant Protection…

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Asylum seekers ask the Biden administration for help

Asylum seekers ask the Biden administration for help About 1,500 asylum seekers are living in a temporary camp (in tents) in Tijuana’s Plaza Chaparral, in front of the San Ysidro port of entry, waiting for the opportunity to enter the US while trying to flee from truly precarious and risky situations such as persecution, violence,…

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Asylum seekers with previously denied cases hope to enter the US

Biden’s project to resettle asylum seekers In 2019, the Trump administration implemented a policy called MPP (Migrant Protection Protocols) or “Remain in Mexico.” Broadly speaking, this policy forced thousands of asylum seekers to wait in Mexican territory until they received a response to their immigration applications. Since asylum seekers are usually people who need international…

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Camp in Matamoros might be empty by the end of this week

Biden’s project to allow asylum seekers to enter the US President Joe Biden has consistently criticized how former President Trump approached immigration over the past four years and how his administration substantially restricted humanitarian programs available to the most vulnerable immigrant communities such as asylum seekers and refugees. One of Biden’s first actions in office…

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Center in El Paso opens its doors to asylum seekers

The future looks bright for asylum seekers One of the most controversial policies of the Trump administration is the so-called “Remain in Mexico,” officially known as MPP (Migrant Protection Protocols), which states that asylum seekers must remain in Mexican territory until they receive a response to their immigration cases, which can take several months or…

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Asylum-seekers camp outside US port of entry

Asylum-seekers camp outside US port of entry Dozens of asylum seekers are now camping outside the San Ysidro port of entry, waiting for the Biden administration to give them a chance to apply for international protection in the US. In Tijuana’s plaza, just outside the port of entry, there used to be hundreds of asylum…

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