The U.S. government has announced that it will evaluate the situation of undocumented immigrants detained in order to determine whether they should be deported to their country of birth.
Washington (apro).- President Joe Biden’s administration announced that it will make a case-by–case assessment of undocumented immigrants in detention by US immigration agents before deporting them.
The measure announced by the Secretary of Homeland Security (DHS) Alejandro Mayorkas relaxes U.S. immigration guidelines, which automatically deport foreigners without legal documents in the country’s 50 states and territories Live and work in any state and region of the country.
Majorcas stated in a release: “Our standards and our discretion to pursue public welfare and safety, for example, require that individuals are evaluated taking into consideration facts and conditions.”
The Department of Homeland Security stated, “The focus of immediate deportation” is foreigners with criminal convictions and those who pose any threat to national safety.
“In implementing this discretionary measure, we will be guided by the fact that some people in our country have contributed to the country’s well-being for generations, including those who have been on the front lines of the fight against the new crown virus. 19,” he said.
This measure ends the anti-immigration policies of former Republican President Donald Trump. He allocated more resources to immigration agents to find undocumented immigrants at their homes, schools, and workplaces, and almost immediately sent them back to their home countries. The country.
The head of the Department of Homeland Security emphasized: “We will not expend resources to expel those who do not pose a threat but actually make our country bigger and stronger, and thus work in conflict.”
Through raids on immigrants in U.S. cities and towns, hundreds of agents found undocumented immigrants to deport them, although people who have lived and worked in the country for decades have left their U.S. citizens’ children and even been deported in many cases. Advice.
Family separations and undocumented immigration are two of the most serious consequences of immigration raids.
According to the Department of Homeland Security, the priority of expulsion is given to those who present a threat or risk to national security, public safety and the border.
He stated, “This is an admission of the fact that the majority of the 11,000,000 undocumented immigrant (estimated have lived and worked in America for many years) have been members of our community who have made a contribution to the country.” .
Evaluation of every case. Each agent of the Immigration and Customs Service must evaluate the expulsion of undocumented individuals.
Majorcas concluded that: “Through these, we will continue promoting the well-being and recognising the valuable contributions made by the millions of people who make up our community factories.”
From the first day he took office as President of the United States, Biden has repealed Trump’s anti-immigration executive order and promised to cooperate with the Federal Congress of his country to implement the immigration reform bill.
On Thursday, Jane Pasaki, the White House Spokesperson, stated that Biden regretted the exclusion of immigration reform in the fiscal year 2022 budget bill.
“But, the president will continue working with Republicans and Democrats in order to advance immigration reform projects. Biden’s spokesperson stressed that we are not like Trump and have not taken Trump’s anti-immigration measures.