California Will Spend $28 Million to Help Joe Biden Bring Migrants to U.S.

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4 March 2021
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The State of California will spend $28 million to assist President Joe Biden in his effort to bring migrants to the U.S. who were previously required to wait in Mexico pending the adjudication of their asylum claims, committing $28 million to the cause.

Under President Donald Trump’s “Remain in Mexico” policy, those claiming asylum at the southern U.S. border had to wait in Mexico, because too many claimants would simply disappear into the interior of the U.S. and fail to show up for court dates....

California largely refused to cooperate with the Trump administration over immigration enforcement, passing a series of “sanctuary state” laws that were largely upheld in federal court.