USA Today: Federal judge orders Biden administration to reinstate ‘Remain in Mexico’ policy

IRLI In The News

August 15, 2021

By Mabinty Quarshie

A federal judge late Friday revived a Trump-era immigration policy that ordered asylum-seekers to remain in Mexico as they waited for their U.S. court hearings. 

President Joe Biden halted the controversial Migrant Protection Protocols border policy, known as “Remain in Mexico,” during his first days in office, making good on a campaign promise. The program required thousands of non-Mexican migrants to wait in Mexico– an unprecedented handling of immigration protocol. 

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