Sara A. Carter spent this week reporting from the U.S.-Mexico border in Arizona. From Yuma Thursday night, Carter spoke on Fox News’ “Hannity” where she explained the border crisis from the ground.
“The flow that’s coming in is not just the innocent migrants, which the majority of them are but there’s a lot of criminal elements as well that are coming in,” Carter noted.
In response to a question about the Biden administration’s refusal to declare the migrant surge a crisis and address the issue, Carter emphasized that the policy of undoing the Trump administration’s “Remain in Mexico” policy will only exacerbate the issue.
The Trump policy returned asylum-seekers to Mexico to await adjudication of their claims in U.S. Immigration Courts.
“The only way to fix this problem is to tell the truth to the American people and find a solution together,” Carter said. “If they’re refusing to see the truth, then it’s going to get far worse and believe me they’re expecting more than 100,000 coming into the United States this month.”
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20 states suing Biden administration over migrant parole program
President Joe Biden has expanded a humanitarian parole program leading to a significant increase of migrants entering the United States illegally each month. As a result, 20 states have geared up to sue the Biden administration.
Tuesday, 20 Republican states and conservative legal group America First Legal, announced their plans to sue the White House over the legality of the administration’s parole program. The program “allows up to 30,000 migrants from Haiti, Nicaragua, Cuba, and Venezuela into the homeland each month” reports Foreign Desk News.
Reports shoot the lawsuit was filed by Texas, the America First Legal and the other states in the Southern District of Texas in hopes to block the parole program.
Foreign Desk News reports of the history:
In October, the administration announced the program for Venezuelans, allowing a limited number to fly directly into the U.S. as long as they had not entered illegally, had a sponsor already, and passed certain checks. In early January, President Biden announced that the program would expand to include Haitians, Nicaraguans, and Cubans, allowing up to 30,000 a month into the U.S.
The program also allows migrants to receive work permits and a two-year authorization to live in the U.S. and was announced alongside an expansion of Title 42 expulsions to include those nationalities.
In the lawsuit, the plaintiffs argue that the program is unlawful given the “exceptionally limited” parole power the federal government has, adding that they have up to 360,000 migrants that could be allowed into the homeland a year.
The suit’s focus is on the limits placed on parole by Congress, saying that the authority is to be used on a “case-by-case basis for urgent humanitarian reasons or significant public benefit.”
“Every state in America, especially border states like Texas, is being crushed by the impacts of illegal immigration,” Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton said in a statement to Fox News Digital.
“The Biden open borders agenda has created a humanitarian crisis that is increasing crime and violence in our streets, overwhelming local communities, and worsening the opioid crisis. This unlawful amnesty program, which will invite hundreds of thousands of aliens into the U.S. every year, will only make this immigration crisis drastically worse.”
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