Skip to comments.‘Remain in Mexico’ asylum hearings suspended through June 1
Posted on 05/01/2020 2:17:22 AM PDT by Oldeconomybuyer
SAN DIEGO - The Trump administration on Thursday suspended immigration court hearings for asylum-seekers waiting in Mexico through June 1, bowing to public health concerns while extending a state of limbo those locked down in Mexican migrant shelters.
With an order suspending hearings through Friday set to expire, the Homeland Security and Justice departments said that asylum-seekers with hearings through June 1 should appear at a border crossing when instructed to get new dates. They said that authorities will review conditions related to the coronavirus and proceed as expeditiously as possible, raising the prospect of additional delays.
While it is difficult to know precisely, the Justice Department estimated in late February that there were 25,000 people waiting in Mexico for hearings in U.S. court.
A woman who fled Nicaragua with her 9-year-old son said Thursday that the delays mean more time locked down in a Tijuana shelter, which, like many in the Mexican border city, stopped accepting new migrants and wont let anyone already there leave to work or shop to prevent the virus from spreading. She moved to the shelter in March after a family that subsidized her rent ended their support due to a job loss.
Mileidy, the womans middle name, said she showed up at a San Diego crossing for her fifth hearing under heavy rain at 3 a.m. on April 7, an hour ahead of the appointed time.
All of this time in Mexico is nerve-wracking, said Mileidy, who ran out of epilepsy medicine for her son and has been unable to get a new supply.
Jewish Family Service of San Diego continues to get 15 to 20 requests a week on its hotline from asylum-seekers subject to Remain in Mexico who want legal representation, said attorney Luis Gonzalez, who is handling Mileidys case.
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No thanks, were full.
Extend it until June 2050.
Tough f’ing sh!t. GO HOME!!
Quiero tu dinero grati.
A great time to be a lawyer—especially an immigration lawyer proficient in Spanish.
It seems to me that these hearings need to be cancelled until EVERY State, EVERY County, and EVERY City in this nation is opened up.
Why should we deal with potential foreign risks when we cannot even deal with our own?
If they don’t like remaining in Mexico, perhaps they should go home - to their real homes. No more illegals. No more migrants. No more guest workers. Deport all illegals. No exceptions.
“A woman who fled Nicaragua ”
Stopped reading right there. Up to that point the article was informative. With the word “fled” it went from informational to advocating.
No dinero cabrones! Sal de aqui, AHORA!
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