.humanrights1st has tracked 1,500+ reports of murders, rapes, tortures & other attacks related to MPP policy. 'These policies that turn away asylum seekers at the border have an immensely disparate impact on Black and brown people,' KennjiKizuka says.
SAN DIEGO (AP) — Migrants seeking to enter the United States will again have to stay in Mexico as they await immigration hearings, as the Biden administration reluctantly announced plans Thursday to reinstate the Trump-era policy and agreed to Mexico ’s conditions for resuming it.
The Homeland Security Department“Deeply flawed,” White House press secretary Jen Psaki said Thursday when describing the policy. “We’re working to implement under the court order,” she said.All migrants subject to the policy will be vaccinated against COVID-19. Adults will get the Johnson & Johnson vaccine, which requires only one shot. Children who are eligible under U.S. guidelines will get the Pfizer shot, with second shots when they come to the U.S. for their first hearings.
The Biden administration is working to ensure migrants’ safety when they travel to and from court, including within Mexico. Some migrants returned from Eagle Pass, Laredo and Brownsville, where Mexican border cities are especially dangerous, will be moved to locations farther inside Mexico.Read more: Ralph Boardman »
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humanrights1st KennjiKizuka Then Don’t Come. Period humanrights1st KennjiKizuka Please stop….. our country can’t handle a mass migration from South and Central America. Yes it’s awful. Same thing happening in Middle East & Africa trying to migrate to Europe and Britain. But they are realizing too that they can’t absorb that many immigrants.
humanrights1st KennjiKizuka This is pure garbage humanrights1st KennjiKizuka So they should stop killing and rayping? humanrights1st KennjiKizuka Keep them out! Lock down our borders now!!! humanrights1st KennjiKizuka Give me a break.
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AP: US military explosives vanish, emerge in civilian world | AP NewsThe Marine Corps demolition specialist was worried — about America, and about the civil war he feared would follow the presidential election. And so, block by block, he stole 13 pounds (6 kilograms) of C4 plastic explosives from the training ranges of Camp Lejeune. Well, this needs to be fixed asap How did they get there to begin with? 💔
US will resume policy for asylum-seekers to wait in Mexico | AP NewsSAN DIEGO (AP) — The Biden administration has struck an agreement with Mexico to next week reinstate a Trump-era border policy that forces asylum-seekers to wait in Mexico for hearings in U.S. immigration court, U.S. I thought that was a racist policy. He really is Diet Trump Meet the left hand, same as the right
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A world ablaze, captured by AP photographers in 2021 | AP News“Some say the world will end in fire,” wrote the poet Robert Frost -- and for much of 2021, Associated Press photographers captured scenes of a world ablaze, amid rumblings of ruin. In New Delhi, a man sprints amid the funeral pyres of COVID-19 victims -- too many fires, too much heat, too many victims. Not mostly peaceful? Riots looting murder. Very hopeful Wrong year. That was 2020:
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fell sharply after Mexico, facing Trump’s threat of higher tariffs, acquiesced in 2019 to the policy’s rapid expansion. Asylum-seekers were victims of major violence while waiting in Mexico and faced a slew of legal obstacles, such as access to attorneys and case information. Migrants are expected to be returned starting Monday in one border city, which has not been identified. It will eventually be done in seven locations: San Diego and Calexico in California; Nogales, Arizona; and the Texas border cities of Brownsville, Eagle Pass, El Paso and Laredo. The Homeland Security Department said Thursday that it was acting to comply with a court order but that Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas believes the policy “has endemic flaws, imposed unjustifiable human costs, pulled resources and personnel away from other priority efforts, and failed to address the root causes of irregular migration.” “Deeply flawed,” White House press secretary Jen Psaki said Thursday when describing the policy. “We’re working to implement under the court order,” she said. The dual announcements follow intense discussions between the U.S. and Mexico after U.S. District Judge Matthew Kacsmaryk, a Trump appointee in Amarillo, Texas, ordered the policy be reinstated, subject to Mexico’s participation. The policy’s new iteration, outlined in a briefing for reporters and a court filing Thursday, promises major additions and changes that Mexico demanded. All migrants subject to the policy will be vaccinated against COVID-19. Adults will get the Johnson & Johnson vaccine, which requires only one shot. Children who are eligible under U.S. guidelines will get the Pfizer shot, with second shots when they come to the U.S. for their first hearings. The U.S. will try to complete cases within 180 days, a response to Mexico’s concerns that they will languish. The Justice Department is assigning 22 immigration judges to work on these cases exclusively. U.S. authorities will ask migrants if they fear being returned to Mexico instead of relying on them to raise concerns unprompted. If the migrants express fear, they will be screened and have 24 hours to find an attorney or representative. The Biden administration is working to ensure migrants’ safety when they travel to and from court, including within Mexico. Some migrants returned from Eagle Pass, Laredo and Brownsville, where Mexican border cities are especially dangerous, will be moved to locations farther inside Mexico. The policy will apply to migrants from Western Hemisphere countries, except Mexicans, who are exempt. U.S. officials haven’t said how many will be processed daily. The administration has kept in place another Trump-era policy that allows it to return Central Americans to Mexico on the grounds of preventing the spread of COVID-19. Migrants will have an opportunity to meet with attorneys before each hearing. The State Department is working with Mexico on locations for video and phone access to attorneys in the U.S. The changes mirror many conditions that Mexico laid out last week. “Vulnerable” people will be exempt, including unaccompanied children, pregnant women, physically or mentally ill people, older people, indigenous people and members of the LGBTQ community. “The Mexican government reaffirms its commitment to migrant rights as well as to safe, orderly, regulated migration,” Mexico’s foreign relations secretary said in a statement Thursday confirming that the country accepted the Biden administration’s changes and additions. Blas Nuñez-Neto, acting homeland security assistant secretary for border and immigration policy, said in the court filing that the administration shares Mexico’s concerns. Mexico is also seeking money from the U.S. for shelters and other organizations to substantially increase support for migrants waiting in Mexico. Many U.S.-based legal aid groups that have represented asylum-seekers waiting in Mexico say they will no longer take such cases, raising questions about how the U.S. can satisfy Mexico’s insistence on better access to counsel. Administration officials say they believe there are enough other lawyers who will represent asylum-seekers sent back to Mexico. Many immigration advocates say the policy is beyond repair. “The ‘Remain in Mexico’ policy was a humanitarian disaster when it was first implemented, and it is doomed to be so again,” said Eleanor Acer, senior director for refugee protection at Human Rights First, which against asylum-seekers while they were waiting in Mexico. The U.N. refugee agency renewed longstanding concerns on migrant safety and rights. “The announced adjustments to the policy are not sufficient to address these fundamental concerns,” the U.N. High Commissioner for Refugees said in a statement. Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton called the policy’s restoration a “huge win” for the state. “I will continue to fight to restore safety and order along our southern border, making sure that this essential program is implemented in full compliance with the court’s order,” he said. Mark Morgan, the acting commissioner of U.S. Customs and Border Protection under Trump, dismissed many changes as cosmetic and said the new policy mirrors what was in place. As a staunch advocate of the policy, he welcomed plans to reinstate it but wants to see how it is rolled out, saying, “The proof is in the pudding.” —- Associated Press writer Darlene Superville in Washington and Acacia Coronado of Report for America/Associated Press in Austin, Texas, contributed to this report. AP NEWS