President Joe Biden’s pro-migration border chief reversed a short-lived enforcement policy in August shortly before roughly 30,000 Haitian migrants converged on the border crossing at Del Rio, Texas, according to a Wall Street Journal report.
The November 18 report described how border chief Alejandro Mayorkas reversed the planned August enforcement against one group of Haitian migrants:
In August, as intelligence reports showed large groups of Haitian migrants in southern Mexico preparing to move north, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement planned to deport about 600 Haitians who had recently crossed the border.
Alejandro Mayorkas, the Homeland Security secretary, signed off on the [Haitian] deportations, people familiar with the matter said. But he reversed the decision and ordered them released after immigration advocates flagged that