Pro-immigrant groups blasted the Biden administration

Pro-immigrant groups blasted the Biden administration On Friday, October 15, several pro-immigrant groups and service providers that have supported Biden’s political campaign strongly criticized his administration for failing to deliver on immigration promises and, more specifically, for agreeing to reinstate the MPP (Migrant Protection Protocols) policy. This policy, which was initially implemented by Trump in…

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Organizations offer DHS assistance to permanently end the MPP

The Biden administration has failed to end the MPP policy It is quite evident that the Biden administration disagrees with many of the policies implemented by the Trump administration on the local immigration system. Thus, since Biden took office earlier this year, his team has focused heavily on removing and lifting Trump’s immigration limitations and…

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The Biden administration to reinstate the MPP next month

The Biden administration to reinstate the MPP next month The Biden administration recently announced that it is now ready to follow the Texas judge’s order and reinstate the “Remain in Mexico” policy in November 2021. This rule, officially known as MPP (Migrant Protection Protocols), states that asylum seekers arriving at the US’ borders must wait…

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Biden's DHS plans to end the "Remain in Mexico" program again

The rule that forced asylum seekers to stay in Mexico In 2019, the Trump administration, in an attempt to restructure the local immigration system, implemented the policy called MPP (Migrant Protection Protocols), also known as “Remain in Mexico”. This rule states that asylum seekers cannot enter the US before legitimately receiving political asylum status from…

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August: Biden added more than 11,000 asylum cases to his Dedicated Docket

August: Biden added more than 11,000 asylum cases to his Dedicated Docket A recent report from TRAC (Transactional Records Access Clearinghouse) reveals that the Biden administration added a total of 11,847 political asylum applications from immigrant families to its Dedicated Docket in August 2021. According to the report, the Biden administration added approximately 400 individuals…

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Advocates comment on the MPP reimplementation

The MPP – A policy that came close to ending permanently Former President Donald Trump always emphasized the need to restructure local immigration processes in order to implement a merit-based immigration system. This means that the US should, in his view, reduce and narrow international or humanitarian aid and increase eligibility requirements to attract only…

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DHS Secretary comments on the MPP policy

DHS Secretary comments on the MPP policy Alejandro Mayorkas, the Secretary of DHS (Department of Homeland Security), recently commented on the MPP (Migrant Protection Protocols) policy, which must be reinstated following the order of a Texas federal judge and the US Supreme Court. Mayorkas openly stated that this policy, also known as “Remain in Mexico”,…

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The Biden administration plans to fight the MPP decision

Controversy surrounding the MPP reimplementation During his first days in office, President Biden and his team suspended new enrollments in the program implemented by his Republican predecessor (Donald Trump) called MPP (Migrant Protection Protocols) or “Remain in Mexico”. As the name implies, this policy states that asylum seekers must remain in Mexican territory until they…

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The Biden administration discusses means to reimplement the MPP

A setback for Biden’s asylum plans It is quite evident that the Biden administration has moved forward in leaps and bounds when it comes to its immigration plans and proposals. Since January 2021, the current administration of the US has focused on removing and lifting certain restrictions implemented by former President Trump and has also…

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Judge rules against limiting asylum seekers at the borders

Judge rules against limiting asylum seekers at the borders On Thursday, September 2, 2021, Federal Judge Cynthia Bashant, who was appointed by former President Barack Obama, stated that the rule known as “metering” is unconstitutional because it limits and narrows viable alternatives for asylum seekers, who are people in urgent need of international protection. In…

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