August 24, 2022

Supreme Court Allows Biden Administration to End Trump’s ‘Remain in Mexico’ Asylum Policy

The Supreme Court gave the Biden administration a green light this morning to end the Trump-era ‘Remain in Mexico’ policy that requires non-Mexican asylum-seekers arriving at the southern border to wait in Mexico for processing.
The decision to nix the program did not violate a 1996 migrant detention law, the court held, adding that the administration’s memorandum rescinding the program should have been examined by the lower courts.
The 5–4 opinion (pdf) in Biden v. Texas, court file 21-954, was written by Chief Justice John Roberts, and comes as record numbers of illegal aliens are streaming across the border with Mexico, overwhelming the capacity of U.

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