The United States unexpectedly suspended plans on Monday to re-allow asylum seekers from Mexico to re-enter the country for the duration of court hearings and adjudicate a change in immigration policy, Reuters news agency said in a statement issued by the US State Department. Home security.
The White House announced last week that President Joe Biden’s government was violating this plan with the restrictive immigration policy of former Republican President Donald Trump.
Asylum seekers who have reached the southern border of the United States have to wait until now in Mexico Therefore, the applicants lived in camps near the border for an average of more than a year. According to the US Department of Homeland Security, this regulation still affects about 25,000 people. That could have changed starting at the end of the week, but the Department of Homeland Security has now announced:
In the current situation, they cannot guarantee that they can receive asylum seekers at the Brownsville and El Paso border crossings in Texas.
The ministry did not provide an explanation, but it is likely The cold weather plaguing Texas and its consequences caused this situation.
However, once Biden takes office, US officials caution immigrants not to go to border crossings at their own risk, as asylum seekers must register, and later notify them of a potential time and place to cross the border.
In the transformation of the refugee reception process The International Organization for Migration (IOM), the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), and the International Children’s Fund (UNICEF) are also providing assistance to the United States.
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