Trump-Era ‘Remain In Mexico’ Immigration Policy Reportedly May Restart Next Week

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A controversial Trump-era policy requiring U.S. asylum seekers to stay in Mexico while their claims are processed could be reinstated by the Biden Administration as soon as next week, according to Axios, despite President Joe Biden’s efforts to end the practice.

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The Biden Administration announced in June that the policy was ending, but the federal government is being forced by a court order to put it back in place.

“Remain in Mexico,” as the policy is commonly called, was implemented by President Donald Trump’s administration in 2019, but Biden officials have wanted to end the policy, which Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas has called “inhumane.”

A Department of Homeland Security spokesperson did not confirm the reported timetable in a statement to Forbes, but did say that the federal government is working to reimplement the policy “as promptly as possible” to be “in

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