SCOTUS Reinstates Trump-Era ‘Remain in Mexico’ Immigration Policy

SCOTUS Reinstates Trump-Era ‘Remain in Mexico’ Immigration Policy

Courts intervene while Biden fumbles with Afghanistan

Jim McCool
Jim McCool
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August 25, 2021

As the Biden Administration deals with a crisis on multiple fronts, critical litigation has been approved that could totally alter the border crisis as Americans are distracted by the mess in Afghanistan.  The Supreme Court of the United States has reinstated Trump’s “Remain in Mexico Policy.”

Today, the SCOTUS refused to block a court order to require President Biden (D) to reinstate a Trump-era immigration policy known as the “Remain in Mexico” policy, according to Fox News.

The policy essentially explains itself and could potentially water down the number of illegal immigrants that have poured over the Southern Border since January of this year.  Those seeking asylum will now have to stay in Mexico while they await hearings in U.S. courtrooms to determine their eligibility for asylum status.

This is a long time coming for Republicans, as many dating back to the Obama Presidency would criticize court hearings held in the United States, as many asylum seekers would not show up to court dates or follow up with the proper procedure.

While a Democratic majority in the House makes it hard for any Conservative legislation to squeeze through on border matters, Republicans have relied on the federal and supreme court system, and it looks like President Trump (R) and his record number of appointees are paying off for the GOP.

Just last week, a federal judge blocked another Biden policy that would limit Immigration Customs Enforcement (ICE) to only arrest high-risk individuals, while Trump’s policies called for anybody who illegally crossed the border to be apprehended.

Florida Governor Ron DeSantis (R-FL) has applauded the federal judge for “confirming” the “danger” of the policy.

The Floridian spoke to Taryn Fenske, Governor DeSantis’ Communications Director, who boldly stated that “Florida has not sat by and watched as the federal government sets criminal aliens free and abdicates its legal obligation to enforce immigration law.”  Fenske elaborated on the governor’s decision  this summer to send Florida law enforcement agents to Texas, saying that he  “announced that state and local law enforcement officers are committed to deploying to Texas to provide additional resources in response to the border crisis.”

Jim McCool

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