5th Circ. Wary Of Latest Bid To End 'Remain In Mexico' Policy

By Mike LaSusa (November 2, 2021, 10:01 PM EDT) -- The Biden administration's latest attempt to end the so-called Remain in Mexico program came under fire Tuesday during oral arguments at the Fifth Circuit, where a panel of judges criticized the White House's decision to try canceling the program despite a lower court's order to revive it.

U.S. Circuit Judge Kurt Engelhardt, who was nominated to the Fifth Circuit by former President Donald Trump, called it "suspicious and disappointing" that the Biden administration had issued a new memorandum on Oct. 29, days before the hearing, seeking to end the Migrant Protection Protocols, a Trump-era policy that forces certain asylum-seekers to stay in Mexico...

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