Biden asks U.S. Supreme Court to hear 'Remain in Mexico' case

WASHINGTON, Dec 29 (Reuters) – The Biden administration on Wednesday asked the U.S. Supreme Court whether it needed to continue to implement a Trump-era policy that has forced tens of thousands of migrants to wait in Mexico for the resolution of their U.S. asylum cases.

Democratic President Joe Biden attempted to scrap his Republican predecessor’s policy – often referred to as “Remain in Mexico” – soon after taking office in January. But after Texas and Missouri sued, a federal judge ruled it had to be reinstated and an appeals court earlier this month agreed.

Under the 2019 policy put in place […]

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