Supreme Court Allows Dangerous ‘Remain in Mexico’ Immigration Policy to Continue

Nicole Rojas
Mar 13, 2020 - 4:00

The U.S. Supreme Court delivered asylum seekers a devastating blow on March 11, when it allowed the Trump administration to continue its harmful “Remain in Mexico” policy. Officially dubbed the Migrant Protection Protocols, the policy forces asylum seekers to wait in Mexico while their cases are heard. 

The Supreme Court’s order comes after an appeals court in San Francisco blocked the program in February on the grounds that it was inconsistent with federal law and international treaties. That ruling, which only applied to California and Arizona, was scheduled to take effect...

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