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This is a C-SPAN interview with Allen Orr, President of American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) about how the removal of title 42 will affect immigration cases. The Biden administration on Friday rescinded Title 42, the Trump-era policy that allows for the rapid expulsion of migrants at the border and blocks them from seeking asylum. This video is part of C-SPAN’s Washington Journal show aired on Wednesday, April 13, 2022. I have placed the link below for your review. 


Video – Washington Journal: Allen Orr On Immigration Cases After Title 42 Removal 

The Trump Administration is using Public Health Laws to shut down any Asylum Requests at all U.S. border enter points. The U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) is turning away all Asylum Requester at U.S borders without review of their Asylum Request.

Asylum Seekers, Jackeline Reyes and her 15-year-old daughter from Honduras where turned away from the border crossing at Reynosa, Mexico on March 24th. The Mother stated, “The agent told us about the virus and that we couldn’t go further, but she didn’t let us speak or anything.”

Please visit this page for more information: Trump quietly shuts down asylum at US borders to fight virus

U.S. Representative for Maryland’s 7th congressional district, Elijah Cummings called for Congress to flight President Trump’s proposed deal with Mexico to keep asylum seekers out of the United States and left them stay in Mexico while their applications are pending in U.S. court. Rep. Cummings explained he was against the deal because, “that’s not the law”. Cummings stated, “They should be allowed to come in, seek asylum, that’s the law,”

For further details please review this Politico News Article, “Cummings: Asylum-seekers should be allowed in U.S.“.

UPDATE: Mexico’s incoming government denies report Mexico supports Trump admin’s new asylum proposal

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