Biden wants to take tougher action against illegal immigration
Illegal immigrants must continue to be deported from the United States in the future. This was announced by US President Joe Biden. However, legal entry should be possible for people from four countries under certain circumstances.
YuPresident Joe Biden announced new measures to reduce illegal immigration. He warned immigrants from Central America on Thursday against traveling to the US border without valid papers. “Don’t just show up at the border,” Trump said in a speech at the White House. At the same time, Biden has advanced plans to allow tens of thousands of immigrants from Cuba, Haiti, Nicaragua and Venezuela to immigrate legally each year.
According to Biden, immigrants who wish to enter the United States illegally by land should continue to be deported in the future. It is true that it is difficult to return migrants to their countries of origin due to the political situation or security reasons. Nevertheless, Mexico agreed to receive 30,000 of them per month.
On the other hand, the US government wants to allow more people from Cuba, Haiti, Nicaragua and Venezuela to enter the US. Biden said 30,000 immigrants from the four countries should be allowed into the United States each month under certain conditions. To do this, they must submit a similar application in their home country and undergo an examination.
Refugee and immigration policy is a politically charged issue in the United States. Opposition Republicans accuse Biden of taking an overly lenient path. Still others find his policies too harsh. With his announcements on Thursday, Biden appears to be trying to cater to critics on both sides of the political spectrum.
Biden plans to visit the US-Mexico border on Sunday for the first time since taking office two years ago. It is scheduled to visit El Paso in the US state of Texas. And on Monday, the president heads to Mexico City for the North American Summit, which will also be attended by his counterparts from Mexico and Canada.
In November alone, 230,000 people were arrested at the southern border of the United States. Hundreds of people die each year trying to reach the United States via Central America.
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