State Secretary Anthony BlinkAnthony BlinkenGOP calls on Senator Biden to confirm US presence in Jerusalem Blingen, Saudi envoy discusses Yemen first phone call Five things to know about Biden’s move to Yemen More Announced The United States on Saturday said it would suspend asylum agreements reached by the Trump administration with three Central American countries.
Under Trump-era policy, a large number of asylum seekers on the U.S.-Mexico border first had to seek asylum in El Salvador, Guatemala or Honduras.
The United States has suspended the process of terminating asylum cooperation agreements with the governments of El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras. This is the first concrete step on the path to greater partnership and cooperation in the region, as President Biden has laid out. Said in a statement.
We will provide OT PottusPerspective on safe, orderly and humanitarian regional migration. When we suspend asylum cooperation agreements with the governments of El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras, we will take concrete steps for greater cooperation and cooperation.
– Secretary Anthony Blinkan (ec Czech Blinkan) February 6, 2021
The Trump administration reached the agreement in 2019 as part of its efforts to control immigration and reduce the number of refugees entering the United States. It has never been formally enacted between the United States, Honduras or El Salvador, and the Corona virus outbreak has halted all transfers between the United States and Guatemala since last March.
President Biden signed off on a number of administrative actions related to immigration last week, one of which was that the State Department should “immediately” weigh in on whether to inform officials in the other three countries that the United States wants to leave. Agreement, Reuters noted.
“To be clear, these measures do not mean that the U.S. border is open. We are committed to expanding the legal pathways to security and opportunity here and in the region. We owe it to ourselves to provide for the process, but those who try to settle irregularly are at risk that it could be a very dangerous journey for themselves and their families. “
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