[We're going to reestablish] what existed before, which was they can stay in place and make their case from their own country.
The policy in question is the "Remain in Mexico" policy. Trump's rule "
kept [migrants] in Mexico while they waited out their asylum cases.
" Biden changing the policy is believed to have caused the surge at the border. Migrants are coming to be processed in America and wait here for a decision to be made. Many wind up in the now overflowing detention centers. Some are sent on their merry way with a date for the hearing. Whether or not they come back for the hearing is a different question. Biden admitting defeat in this matter is stunning. Even worse for a Democrat, he had to admit
He rushed off before a reporter could follow up. The communications team probably has "what Biden meant to say was ..." saved as a template. Even if he only acknowledged he f*cked up accidentally, it's pretty huge.
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