This is an unexpected, but pleasant surprise.
Driving the news: The Court voted 6-3 to reject the administration’s plea to block the reinstatement of the program, which requires immigrants seeking asylum at the southern border to wait in Mexico while their applications are pending. …”
As with inflation, illegal immigration has been climbing back to record levels ever since Joe Biden was sworn in as president. It has been going up and up and up for several months now. It looked like the surge might be leveling off in May and June, but clearly that hasn’t happened.
“WASHINGTON – More than 200,000 migrants were encountered at the U.S.-Mexico border in July, the highest in roughly two decades, according to statistics released by Customs and Border Protection.
Customs and Border Patrol officials encountered 212,672 people at the U.S.-Mexico border last month, up from 188,829 in June.
“We are encountering an unprecedented number of migrants in between the ports of entry at our southern border,” Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas said at a press briefing Thursday in Brownsville, Texas.”It is critical that intending migrants understand clearly that they will be turned back if they enter the United States illegally and do not have a basis for relief under our laws.” …”
We will see what happens.
If illegal immigration crashes back to late 2019 levels after the Remain in Mexico policy is reinstated, the Supreme Court may have saved Joe Biden from the consequences of his own policies.