People seeking asylum in the United States have to remain in their home country until they are given a U-S immigration court date in the United States.
The Biden administration has cut a deal with the government of Mexico, which basically resurrects a policy that was put in place by the Trump Administration before it was dismantled on Day One of the Biden Administration.
The Trump Administration was strongly criticized when it put that policy in place, though the policy did work well in preventing a surge of tens of thousands of people at the U-S southern border, which we have now seen under more lenient Biden Administration policies.
The reinstated policy will begin on Monday Dec 6th 2021 near San Diego California and Texas border crossings.
CIUDAD HIDALGO, MEXICO – OCTOBER 20: Immigrants cross into Mexico by raft from Guatemala as part of the immigrant caravan on October 20, 2018 in Ciudad Hidalgo, Mexico. The caravan of thousands of Central Americans, mostly from Honduras, hopes to eventually reach the United States. U.S. President Donald Trump has threatened to cancel the recent trade deal with Mexico and withhold aid to Central American countries if the caravan isn’t stopped before reaching the U.S. (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)
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