Still during Joe’s presidential campaign Biden He promised to pass a 100-day voluntary moratorium to deport undocumented migrants. This proposal was in stark contrast to Donald Trump’s immigration policy.
United States of America. Biden has ordered a 100-day suspension of deportation. A Texas court banned the moratorium
However, the temporary suspension of deportation was blocked by a Texas federal judge – Drew Tipton, appointed by the former. President. The complaint was filed by the Texas attorney general, and the Tipton ruling will apply across the country for a period of 14 days.
According to Reuters, the Biden administration is likely to appeal the federal court ruling.
Shortly after Biden took office, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) issued a memorandum ordering the deportation to be halted until “during pandemic The department can more easily deal with operational challenges at the US-Mexico border. “
In a complaint filed Friday, Texas State Attorney Ken Paxton (associated with the Republican Party) stressed that providing such a solution would cause “irreparable harm”, among other things: with the costs of providing immigrants with education and healthcare. He added that it would also conflict with the deal the state struck with the Trump administration less than two weeks before Biden’s inauguration.
The court agreed to this argument, also stating that the moratorium violates federal law, according to which authorities may return a person from their lands with a final deportation order within 90 days.
As Reuters found, 1.2 million people now have final deportation orders.