Arizona politicians on Friday reacted to a judge's decision to not end Title 42, a pandemic-related border restrictions that prevents migrants from seeking asylum in the United States on grounds of halting the spread of COVID-19.
The economic upheaval of the pandemic did little to slow the amount of money sent home to Mexico by workers in Arizona, with those payments growing faster in 2020 than at any point the past nine years.
During two hearings with Homeland Security officials this week, U.S. Sen. Kyrsten Sinema of Arizona expressed doubts that the Biden administration is adequately prepared for the aftermath of the end of Title 42.
SAN DIEGO (AP) — The Biden administration has begun expelling Cubans and Nicaraguans to Mexico under pandemic-related powers to deny migrants a chance to seek asylum, expanding use of the rule even as it publicly says it has been trying to unwind it, officials said Wednesday. The U.S. struck an agreement with Mexico to expel […]
U.S. Rep. Greg Stanton of Arizona last week in a hearing with Department of Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas criticized the Biden administration’s plan to handle an expected increase of migrants at the southern border as a potential end to a public health ban on asylum seekers nears.
A federal judge ordered a two-week halt Wednesday on the phasing out of pandemic-related restrictions on seeking asylum — and raised doubts about the Biden administration's plan to fully lift those restrictions on May 23.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Biden administration released a plan Tuesday to deal with an expected increase in already high numbers of migrants at the U.S.-Mexico border from the planned lifting of a public health order that prevents people from seeking asylum — and that Republican and some Democratic lawmakers insist should be kept in place. […]
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court on Tuesday questioned lower-court orders that have blocked the Biden administration from ending a controversial Trump-era immigration program for asylum-seekers. Questions from conservative and liberal justices during nearly two hours of arguments suggested that the court could free the administration to end the “Remain in Mexico” policy that forces […]
Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich on Thursday filed a request for a temporary restraining order that accuses the Biden administration of prematurely ending enforcement of the Title 42 border policy.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Migrants attempted to cross the U.S.-Mexico border at the highest level in two decades as the U.S. prepares for even larger numbers with the expected lifting of a pandemic-era order that turned away asylum seekers. Immigration authorities stopped migrants 221,303 times along the Southwest border in March, a 33% increase from a […]