Texas Attorney General: Brace for Influx of Migrants When Biden Ends 'Remain in Mexico'


AUSTIN –In response to the U.S. Supreme Court’s narrow decision to reverse lower-court wins against the Biden Administration on the Migrant Protection Protocols (MPP), also known as the Remain-in-Mexico Program, Attorney General Paxton made the following statement: 

“Today’s decision by the U.S. Supreme Court is an unfortunate one, and I believe it was wrongly decided. Over a year ago, Texas and Missouri sued the Biden Administration for illegally abandoning MPP. I won in district court and then won again on appeal. The Administration dragged its feet and refused to implement this effective program in good faith, allowing hundreds of thousands of illegals to pour over the border month after month. Today’s decision makes the border crisis worse. But it’s not the end. I’ll keep pressing forward and focus on securing the border and keeping our communities safe in the dozen other immigration suits I’m litigating in court.” 

Attorney General Paxton expressed his agreement with Justice Alito’s dissent, which read in part: 

“When it appears that [an] alien[] is not admissible, may the Government simply release the alien in this country and hope that the alien will show up for the hearing at which his or her entitlement to remain will be decided? Congress has provided a clear answer to that question, and the answer is no,” said Justice Alito. “Those requirements, as we have held, are mandatory.” 

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What does the bible say about this? Jesus is my government legislative representative and Moses is his comptroller.

The “Remain in Mexico” program was a stop-gap measure put in place by Trump to try to help curb the flow of illegal immigrants into our country.

Will see what happens. My guess it’s not going to be good…especially for border states like Texas which are disproportionately affected because they’re left to deal with the consequences ;)


Don Jones, Thu, 06/30/2022 - 14:20

The "remain in mexico" program didn't apply to "illegal" immigrants though, that was a program for people seeking asylum. Mexico has already said that they will not cooperate with it and sent them back over anyway.

They’re still illegals. Besides, they’re all “seeking asylum” they’ve been coached on what to say by pro immigration groups ;)

BUT WHAT DOES THE BIBLE SAY?!? I can't form an informed opinion unless my 2500 yr old text tells me what to think about it. Can someone point me to the right echo chamber?

Don Jones, Thu, 06/30/2022 - 14:18

They should have built a wall and made Israel pay for it.

Hmmm I thought, according to you demo libs, “walls don’t work” lol.

CGM5, Thu, 06/30/2022 - 15:56

BLANCO09, I'm sorry you are constantly having debate and explain things to these immature double digit IQ liberals.

Haha the truth is they can’t pour water from a boot with the directions written on the heel ;)

Fences work great…that’s why there’s one around the Supreme Court right now to keep you lefty loons out ;)

What, in our recent history, would have prompted them to erect such an impenetrable barrier around that institutional federal building? ?

Simple. Lefty loons upset over the possibility they’ll no longer be able to kill their unborn child…although that’s not what the ruling did it just moved it back to states where it belongs ;)

CGM5, Thu, 06/30/2022 - 16:52

You are truly a pathetic liberal aren't you. The pride of the democrats, the best they have, their shining example of how they think. You boring little twerp, why don't you go back to your video games?

CGM5, Thu, 06/30/2022 - 17:04

This is to San Angelo Live, I truly believe everyone should be able to state their opinions. I believe debates or even arguments over opinions is a good thing. As they say, iron sharpens iron. On occasion things can become heated and insults fly. However, the crude vulgar remarks that karateautobots keeps making are uncalled for. I would be embarrassed for any woman or child to read what he has to say. 

BUT MY 1ST AMENDMENT RIGHTS!! You’re just as bad as the libs. Shame. How old are you to be so misogynistic to still think women have “delicate sensibilities”?

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