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Trump had stopped enforcing the immigration policy at the start of the pandemic
A U.S. Border Patrol agent instructed teenagers Friday as they prepared to go to a processing center after crossing the U.S.-Mexico border in La Joya, Texas.
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Michelle HackmanUpdated Aug. 14, 2021 3:11 pm ET
A federal judge in Texas has ordered the Biden administration to reinstate theRemain in Mexico program, a Trump-era immigration policy that required migrants seeking asylum to wait in Mexican border cities for the duration of their immigration cases.
The program, which the Department of Homeland Security under former PresidentDonald Trumpintroduced in 2019 at the height ofa surge in Central American families coming to the U.S. border, was wound down by President Biden soon after he took office.
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