(TheRedWire.com) – On day one of his administration, President Joe Biden began signing executive orders (EO) that changed immigration policy on the southern border. What’s occurring is a new crisis that threatens to become an all-out catastrophe overnight. That’s the assessment and warning of 51 lawmakers in a letter to President Biden.
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In the last month, Biden radically changed Trump-era immigration policies that curbed the flow of illegal immigration. He stopped construction of the “wall” on the southern border, is proposing an incentive to illegal immigrants that would provide a pathway to citizenship, halted deportations for at least 100 days, and strengthened the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program.
In their letter, Republicans specifically cited Title 42, which bans people from entering the country as it related to public health. Trump used Title 42 to prohibit people from coming in during the COVID-19 pandemic. However, some law enforcement officials say the Biden administration allows illegal immigrants to enter the US without a COVID-19 test.
Last week, Florida Republican Gov. Ron DeSantis questioned why the Biden administration was considering restricting Americans’ movement to combat COVID-19 but was allowing open season on the southern border. Good question.
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