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POLITICS | Supreme Court Allows ‘Remain in Mexico’ Policy to Continue

POLITICS | Supreme Court Allows ‘Remain in Mexico’ Policy to Continue

BY IVAN PENTCHOUKOV The Supreme Court ruled on Wednesday that the Trump administration can continue enforcing a policy that requires asylum applicants to wait in Mexico for their U.S. court hearings. The order overturns a lower court decision that would have blocked the policy, at least for people arriving at the U.S.-Mexico border in Arizona and California. The […]

POLITICS | Trump Admin Asks Supreme Court to Allow ‘Remain in Mexico’ Policy to Continue

POLITICS | Trump Admin Asks Supreme Court to Allow ‘Remain in Mexico’ Policy to Continue

BY JANITA KAN The Trump administration asked the Supreme Court on Friday to allow the United States to continue to enforce a policy that would send illegal immigrants to Mexico while they wait for a court to process their claims. The Justice Department (DOJ) filed a request to the top court to lift a preliminary injunction issued by a lower court against […]

POLITICS | Appeals Court Suspends Own Order After Halting Trump’s ‘Remain in Mexico’ Asylum Policy

POLITICS | Appeals Court Suspends Own Order After Halting Trump’s ‘Remain in Mexico’ Asylum Policy

BY MIMI NGUYEN LY A federal appeals court has suspended an order that would block an immigration policy requiring asylum seekers to wait in Mexico while a court processes their claims. A three-judge panel of the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals granted a request on Friday from the Trump administration to pause its ruling from earlier in […]

Federal Court Blocks Trump’s ‘Remain In Mexico’ Program

Federal Court Blocks Trump’s ‘Remain In Mexico’ Program

JASON HOPKINS IMMIGRATION AND POLITICS REPORTER . A federal appeals court ruled on Friday that migrants can’t be sent to Mexico to await their asylum decisions, dealing a major blow to President Donald Trump’s immigration agenda. The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals halted the Trump administration’s Migrant Protection Protocols, also known as the “Remain in Mexico” […]

POLITICS | House Democrats Demand Documents for Investigation Into Trump’s ‘Remain in Mexico’ Policy

POLITICS | House Democrats Demand Documents for Investigation Into Trump’s ‘Remain in Mexico’ Policy

BY ZACHARY STIEBER House Democrats demanded documents from the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) for a probe into a policy from President Donald Trump’s administration that requires asylum seekers to stay in Mexico as they wait for their cases to go through U.S. immigration courts. The policy is known as “Remain in Mexico,” or the Migrant Protection Protocols […]

‘An Extremely Effective Tool’: DHS Expands Remain In Mexico Program For Asylum Seekers

‘An Extremely Effective Tool’: DHS Expands Remain In Mexico Program For Asylum Seekers

JASON HOPKINS IMMIGRATION AND POLITICS REPORTER . The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) expanded the Remain in Mexico program to Arizona, and authorities will transfer migrants who cross the border near Tucson to Nogales, Mexico.  Remain in Mexico, also referred to as Migrant Protection Protocols (MPP), requires asylum seekers to wait in Mexico for the duration […]

11 Migrants Have Qualified For Asylum Under Remain In Mexico Program: Report

11 Migrants Have Qualified For Asylum Under Remain In Mexico Program: Report

JASON HOPKINS IMMIGRATION AND POLITICS REPORTER   Of the nearly 50,000 who were under the Remain in Mexico Program in September, just 11 individuals were granted asylum into the U.S., The San Diego Union-Tribune reported. Remain in Mexico, also known as Migrant Protection Protocols, requires asylum seekers to wait in Mexico while their claims are processed […]

Border Agents Freed Up for Patrol as Asylum Changes Take Effect

Border Agents Freed Up for Patrol as Asylum Changes Take Effect

BY CHARLOTTE CUTHBERTSON   YUMA, Ariz.—Border agents in Yuma are back on patrol after months of being inundated with floods of illegal immigrants that peaked in May. The illegal traffic in the Yuma sector almost tripled in fiscal 2019 with more than 68,000 aliens apprehended. Agents arrested some 450 people per day in May. The sector’s […]

Report: Trump’s Asylum Program With Mexico Is Adding Two Additional Cities

Report: Trump’s Asylum Program With Mexico Is Adding Two Additional Cities

Jason Hopkins | Immigration and Politics Reporter   The Remain in Mexico program will reportedly add two more Mexican border towns, the latest sign that Mexico is doing more to mitigate illegal immigration into the U.S. U.S. asylum seekers will soon be able to stay in two additional Mexican border cities as they wait for […]

White House Rips California Judge’s Ruling On Asylum

White House Rips California Judge’s Ruling On Asylum

Saagar Enjeti | White House Correspondent    President Donald Trump’s administration slammed a San Francisco-based federal judge’s ruling Tuesday morning that states a policy requiring asylum seekers to remain in Mexico while their claims are adjudicated is not legal. A liberal activist judge in San Francisco ruled the United States and Mexico can’t work together […]

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