“Remain in Mexico” policy

Border crisis

Illegal border crossings to US from Mexico hit annual high – Associated Press

Photo: A group of migrants stand next to the border wall as a Border Patrol agent takes a head count in Eagle Pass, Texas A surge in migration from Venezuela, Cuba and Nicaragua in September brought the number of illegal crossings to the highest level ever recorded in a fiscal year, according to U.S. Customs

Border Wall

Governor Ducey Issues Executive Order To Fill Gaps in Border Wall

Innovative Barrier Mission Allocates Resources To Hard-Hit Yuma Governor Doug Ducey today issued an Executive Order directing the Arizona Department of Emergency and Military Affairs to immediately fill the gaps in the Yuma border wall. “Arizona has had enough,” said Governor Ducey. “We can’t wait any longer. The Biden administration’s lack of urgency on border

Border crisis

Gosar Sponsors Legislation to Help Border Patrol Agents and Provide Grants to States to Construct Border Walls

This week I cosponsored three very important pieces of legislation designed to improve border security along the southern border. H.R. 1707, the Border Visibility and Security Act directs the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to install surveillance technology, including radar systems, tunnel detection technology and usage of unmanned aerial vehicles to establish situational awareness and operational control

Immigration

DHS tries again to end ‘remain in Mexico’ policy, despite court order

The Department of Homeland Security said Friday it will end the Migrant Protection Protocols, its second attempt to reverse the Trump-era “remain in Mexico” policy that makes asylum seekers wait in Mexico while their cases are considered. In a memo issued Friday, DHS Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas conceded that the policy “likely contributed to reduced migratory flows”

Immigration

US unwinds Trump policy making asylum-seekers wait in Mexico

The Biden administration moved to restore the asylum system to the way it worked for decades Friday by releasing a group of asylum-seekers into the United States, ending their long wait in Mexico and unraveling one of former President Donald Trump’s signature immigration policies. The 25 people who arrived are the first of an estimated

Immigration

Biden signs immigration orders as Congress awaits more

President Joe Biden on Tuesday signed a second spate of orders to undo his predecessor’s immigration policies, demonstrating the powers of the White House and its limitations without support from Congress. His orders on family separation, border security and legal immigration bring to nine the number of executive actions on immigration during his first two

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