The 5th Circuit Court of Appeals rejected the Biden Administration’s attempt to end the MPP/Remain in Mexico program. This is how the internet reacted:  Aaron Reichlin-Melnick, policy council of the American Immigration Council analyzed how the ruling got it wrong in a very detailed thread:  A crushingly bad (but... Continuar »
“It is so important that we get it right because asylum can be a matter of life and death”   Yesterday, the Biden administration announced another step to undo the cruelty of the Trump administration.  Stephen Miller and his lackeys devised the Migrant Protection Protocols to gut the asylum... Continuar »
In a disappointing but unsurprising turn of events, the Supreme Court of the United States ruled yesterday that the Trump administration may continue its policy of sending asylum seekers to danger in Mexico under the so-called “Migrant Protection Protocols,” or MPP.  The Trump administration had asked the Supreme Court... Continuar »
A new ProPublica feature story by Dara Lind offers a disturbing look at the MPP program near its one year anniversary, spotlighting how the day-to-day implementation empowers untrained and callous CBP agents to separate families and make life and death decisions in an instant.  It also reveals who MPP... Continuar »
One year after the Trump Administration implemented the Remain in Mexico (MPP) policy, immigrants and immigration advocates across the country called for a restoration of the U.S. asylum system.  The Remain in Mexico policy, also known as Migrant Protections Protocols (MPP) was created by the Trump Administration as an... Continuar »
As the Trump Administration’s MPP program reaches its one-year anniversary, the administration is readying a self-congratulatory effort to declare their supposed “success” at the border. But as an updated report from Human Rights First reminds us, the Trump administration has a very different notion of “success” from ours.  Here’s... Continuar »
Today, a delegation of House Democrats crossed the border near Brownsville, Texas to bring attention to the terrible Trump Administration policy called “Remain in Mexico.” Remain in Mexico, also known as MPP, was implemented a year ago and has forced some 60,000 asylum seekers to wait in Mexico while... Continuar »
The independent and highly-reputable TRAC (Transactional Records Access Clearinghouse) just released a new report — based on the government’s own data — that finds  99% of asylum-seekers who were released into America to pursue their cases attended all of their immigration court hearings. The finding eviscerates the GOP’s Big... Continuar »
The Trump Administration’s plan to send Mexican asylum-seekers to Guatemala is being widely condemned as the latest cruel and chaotic effort to deny due process and a fair chance at asylum for vulnerable people.  The plan for Mexican asylum-seekers mirrors the situation for Central American asylum seekers, who through... Continuar »
What You May Have Missed Over the Holidays Regarding the Trump Administration’s Assault on U.S. Asylum Policy There was no break over the holidays for the growing humanitarian crisis and violence against asylum seekers at the southern border due to the Trump administration’s asylum policies, according to multiple media... Continuar »