Lawyer: U.S. makes concessions to relax asylum restrictions
San Diego (Associated Press)-The Biden administration has agreed to allow approximately 250 people to seek asylum in the U.S. through the border crossing with Mexico every day as part of a lawsuit that resolves pandemic powers that deny immigrants the right to apply for immigration applications The asylum lawyer said Monday.
The American Civil Liberties Union’s attorney Lee Gaelent said the government also said it would stop flying immigrant families from the Rio Grande Valley in Texas to El Paso, Texas. Santiago, then deported to Mexico with the power of a pandemic. In the federal court in Washington, DC, the government reserves the right to resume flights “if deemed necessary.”
The government’s concessions will greatly reshape the title of exercising power, title No. 42, which is named after part of an obscure law in 1944 that former President Donald Trump used to get the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Effectively terminate the asylum at the border, and at the same time strive to prevent this from happening. Coronavirus does not spread.
Biden exempts unaccompanied children from “Title 42”, but reserves it for single adults and many families. He was criticized by progressives because they prohibited many people from sheltering and encouraged some parents to send their children out of the border alone. Law enforcement-conscious critics say that exempting children from traveling alone has resulted in a record number of crossings, and that more restrictions will attract more people.
Gellert said the government and the American Civil Liberties Union agreed to “simplify and evaluate the procedures for exemption requests from certain vulnerable families and other individuals.” Once fully operational, it is estimated that 250 particularly vulnerable people will be allowed to seek humanitarian protection through a consortium of non-governmental organizations every day. They must test for COVID-19 before entering the country.
Gellert said that about 2,000 people have been allowed to enter the country, and while in the United States, they are exempted from pandemic-related asylum or other forms of protection.
Gellert said: “Although these concessions have the potential to save lives, they are not a substitute for eliminating the title of Article 42 and fully restoring the asylum procedure.”
The Department of Homeland Security did not immediately respond to a request for comment on Monday night.
Immigration advocates have increased the pressure to completely remove powers related to pandemic diseases, arguing that they cannot be defended solely for reasons of protecting public health. Usually, border patrol agents deport the immigrants to Mexico within two hours after receiving the immigrants.
While insisting that power was established for public health reasons, government officials have repeatedly stated that they need more time to develop the “humane” asylum system Biden promised during the campaign.
Since the authorities in the state of Tamaulipas in Mexico have substantially restricted the number of Central American families that will be repossessed, the Biden administration has been flying daily from Brownsville, Texas to El Paso and San Diego. 135 people and citing the impact of a Mexican law on the detention of migrant children in January. Families were expelled from the border cities of El Paso and San Diego. The Mexican authorities are busier than the Rio Grande Valley in Texas because it is the busiest Illegal transit corridor.
The Border Patrol encountered more than 173,000 migrants on the Mexican border in April, the highest level since April 2000, although these numbers cannot be directly compared because more than six out of ten are related to the pandemic Expelled under power. There are no legal consequences for being expelled, so many people try to cross it.
The authorities had 17,171 children travelling alone in April, a drop from the record high of 18,960 in March.
There were about 50,000 people in the household in April. Approximately one-third of the family members were deported to Mexico. The rest are allowed to stay in the United States and seek asylum.