Wednesday, June 19, 2024

Biden Administration Preparing to Restart ‘Remain in Mexico’ Policy

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If all goes according to plan, the administration will restart President Trump's “Remain in Mexico” policy.

For now at least.

The Migrant Protection Protocols (MPP) will restart in November. Officials say they are working to ensure refugees' safety and rights while the U.S. government processes their claims. 

The administration has also signed contracts to reopen tent courts to host remote asylum hearings at the U.S.-Mexico border. (RELATED: White House Reportedly Considering Using Guantanamo to Detain Haitian Migrants)

How Did We Get Here?

The Washington Post reports:

In August, a U.S. District Court judge in ordered the to restart MPP, also known as “Remain in Mexico,” faulting the White House for ending the program improperly. The