Biden admin quits agreements with Central American nations to limit asylum seeking

Biden admin quits agreements with Central American nations to limit asylum seeking
First group of migrants arrives 12 Nov 2018. ABC 10 San Diego, YouTube

[Ed. – In the middle of a pandemic and economic chaos, there is simply no valid reason for this. It’s a deliberate act to weaken America and cause further social disintegration.  One thing is for sure: if America can let in thousands of people from outside our borders, we can certainly go to church and school and have Super Bowl parties.]

The Biden administration is withdrawing the U.S. from agreements with three Central American countries that restricted the ability of people to seek asylum at the southwest border, part of a broad effort to undo the the immigration policies of President Donald Trump

Secretary of State Antony Blinken said Saturday the administration had notified El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras that it had started the formal process of terminating agreements that had been part of Trump’s effort to restrict asylum.

The agreements, which had been on hold since early in the coronavirus pandemic, required many people seeking asylum at the U.S.-Mexico border to go instead to one of the three Central American countries and pursue their claims there.

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