Biden could reinstate ‘Remain in Mexico’ policy as early as next week

Biden could reinstate ‘Remain in Mexico’ policy as early as next week


President Biden is set to reinstate the Trump-era “Remain in Mexico” immigration program as soon as next week after multiple attempts to end the policy, according to reports.

Migrant adults enrolled in the program will be offered the COVID-19 vaccine — a change in how the policy looked under former President Trump, according to Axios, which cited two government immigration officials. 

The vaccines cannot be required, and it is unclear where in the asylum process the migrants would receive the jabs. 

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El Paso and Brownsville, Texas, as well as San Diego, Calif., will be the first cities to see the policy reinstated, the outlet reported. 

“As we have previously stated, we are required by court order to reimplement MPP,” a DHS spokesperson told

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