While President Joew Biden has taken a slew of actions to roll back or review Trump’s anti-immigrant policies, anxiety is building around certain policies, such as proclamations 10014 and 10052, the ban on immigrant and non-immigrant visa holders that is keeping immigrants and their families from entering the United States.
An ICE guard in Louisiana told detained Cameroonian migrants if they didn’t submit to deportation they would be transferred to Bravo-Alpha, the detention unit where Covid-19-positive detainees are held in quarantine, according to The Intercept.
A historic 2016 international case brought by the family of Anastasio Hernandez Rojas, who was murdered while in the custody of U.S. Homeland Security personnel, against the United States through the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights has taken a major step forward.
The agreement, signed by then-acting Department of Homeland Security Deputy Secretary Ken Cuccinelli, forces the administration to receive “prior affirmative consent” from the union before changing working conditions.
President Joe Biden was expected to announce executive actions Tuesday aimed at reversing the Trump administration’s deterrent policies along the Mexico border. Officials acknowledged that some of Trump’s border control measures will remain in place for the time being, in one sign of their concern about a new migration wave building in the middle of the pandemic.
While the DOJ has ended the immigration policy that separated children from their families, the blocking of President Joe Biden’s deportation pause by a Trump-appointed Texas judge raises concerns of future conservative legal challenges.
A federal judge ruled Monday that the Biden administration must provide records about any immigrants ordered deported who were released from custody in the wake of executive action, pausing deportations for 100 days.