Law enforcement sources report that another port of entry town will be designated as a return center for those migrants who were ordered to remain in Mexico under the Migrant Protection Protocols despite no public announcements on the matter. The Trump administration’s “Remain in Mexico” program was cancelled by an executive order on President Joe Biden’s first day in office.
This week, the port of entry in Eagle Pass, Texas, will commence receiving the migrants, according to a Breitbart Texas law enforcement source. Initially, Brownsville and El Paso, Texas, plus San Diego, California, were designated as re-entry points for 25,000 asylum applicants.
According to DHS, ports of entry in Hidalgo and Laredo, Texas, are scheduled to begin participating in the return process this week. DHS has made no formal mention of Eagle Pass.
As of February 11, 2021, migrants previously removed under the Trump program began returning