Immigration rights advocates are calling on the upcoming Biden government to fulfill its “commitment” to asylum seekers because it is a caravan driven by thousands of Hondurans towards the US border.
“We recognize the importance of the new U.S. government’s strong commitment to immigrants and asylum seekers, which provides opportunities for the governments of Mexico and Central America to develop policies that respect and promote human rights and immigration management Fox Sing Frontera Pueblo Sin Fronteras said in a statement reported by Fox News.
“We will encourage the Biden administration to fulfill its promises.”
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Pueblo Sin Fronteras called on Biden to cooperate with the Mexican government and Central American countries to address the root causes of illegal immigration.
The Biden administration needs to “dismantle illegal and inhumane programs such as staying in Mexico, the US asylum cooperation agreements with El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras, and the expulsion of 42 titles by US authorities.”
The Title 42 program allows Customs and Border Protection officials to immediately deport anyone who crosses the border illegally to the country of their last transit.
Remaining in Mexico was implemented in January 2019, requiring U.S. asylum seekers to stay in the country while waiting for the U.S. immigration court to hear their case.
The Biden administration has pledged to take a more humane approach to illegal immigration and reverse some of President Trump’s most controversial policies-but warned that changes will not happen overnight.
Biden policy adviser Suden Rice (Suden Rice) said in a recent interview with Spanish telecommunications service FFE: “Our priority is to reopen asylum procedures at the border to ensure safety and protect public health, especially during COVID-19. -19 case.”.
“This work will begin immediately, but it will take several months to fully unlock the capabilities we need.”