President Joe Biden’s administration said it plans to restart the Trump-era Remain in Mexico policy “as promptly as possible,” pending approval from Mexico to send migrants there.
Biden also plans to offer illegal immigrants COVID vaccines before they go to Mexico, according to reports.
DHS is still working to permanently abolish the program, which sends migrants back to Mexico to wait for asylum hearings rather than remaining in the U.S.
A federal judge ordered Biden to reinstate the program in order to mitigate “harm” that has occurred since it was rescinded.
Biden and the administration seem to be perfectly fine with millions of illegal immigrants coming into the country and waiting months or years for an asylum hearing, most of which are denied anyway.
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