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Return Mexico to the EU for 2,400 migrants via Title 42

Washington DC, United States.- The Biden administration has returned more than 2,400 migrants from Mexico, Cuba, Venezuela, Nicaragua and Haiti to Mexican territory since Friday morning following the end of a policy of ‘express removal’ justified by the pandemic and as part of Title 42. is known in

Considered historic, the return to Mexican territory of migrants from third countries that began in the early hours of Friday, May 11, is governed by Title 8 of the US immigration law and considers two types: “deportation” and “voluntary”. Return”. ,

“This is the first time that the Government of Mexico has accepted the returnees of non-Mexican citizens at our land border under Title 8 procedures. And it has been working well in recent days,” Blas Nuñez, Undersecretary for Border Policy -Nato said at the Department of Homeland Security.

Without providing an exact breakdown, Núñez-Neto nevertheless confirmed to a question from Grupo Reforma that Mexican immigrants are also included in this figure; He also previously assured that a good portion of the migrants who have returned to Mexico since Friday are, above all, “voluntary returns”.

Unlike “express removal” under Title 42, which had no criminal consequences for the undocumented, Title 8 allows up to 5 years for entering the US and even going to jail again for crossing illegally. ban has been considered.

According to what Mexican Foreign Minister Marcelo Ebrard said last Friday, a bilateral agreement announced in May promised Mexico to receive a maximum number of migrants per day, the return of a maximum of 30,000 migrants per month (about a thousand daily).

Under the provisions of Title 8, but which previously only applied to Mexicans, the US government can offer “voluntary return” to Mexico to immigrants who cross the border or undergo “deportation” procedures that usually take a long time. Happens till then.

In theory, irregular immigrants can request asylum upon arrival in the US, but the Biden administration has already begun implementing a new rule that bans people who have previously entered a country where They could have sought such protection by applying for asylum in the US. Earlier

Challenged in federal court in California by the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU), the rule has come under heavy attack from immigrant advocacy activists, but the Biden administration hopes it could prevent migrants from reaching the border south.

US says illegal border crossing attempts have decreased in recent days

Also today, the administration assured that irregular crossing attempts from Mexico have been cut in half over the past three days by those detected before the expiration of Title 42 at midnight on Thursday , but avoided victory.

According to Under Secretary Núñez Neto, the total number of arrests at the border averaged less than 5,000 in the past three days (Friday, Saturday and Sunday), meaning a sharp drop in the three days before the end of Title 42. was enforced, an average of 10,000 arrests were recorded.

Earlier, the US Department of Homeland Security assured in official reports that it was not ruled out that daily arrests along the border with Mexico could reach more than 13,000 a day, something that at least For some reason it did not materialize.

In general remarks today, Biden administration officials thanked Mexico for immigration enforcement actions at the Mexican border but declined to say what they included.

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