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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 […]

The Trump Administration Is Expanding A Program That Boots Asylum Seekers Back To Mexico

The Trump Administration Is Expanding A Program That Boots Asylum Seekers Back To Mexico

Jason Hopkins | Energy Investigator The Trump administration will be increasing the number of Central American asylum seekers who are sent back to Mexico to await their court case. Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen announced Monday she will be expanding the “Migrant Protection Protocols” program, more popularly known as “Remain in Mexico.” Nielsen, in a memo sent […]

Trump’s ‘Remain In Mexico’ Policy Is Changing How Immigrants Try To Enter The US

Trump’s ‘Remain In Mexico’ Policy Is Changing How Immigrants Try To Enter The US

Jason Hopkins | Energy Investigator The Trump administration’s asylum policy is prompting more migrants to try their luck at crossing illegally rather than seeking out legal ports of entry, Customs and Border Protection data suggest. The proportion of foreign nationals attempting to cross the border illegally rather than reporting to legal ports of entry has risen […]