On Thursday, Could 25 at 19:30 GMT:
Earlier this month, because the Biden administration introduced the tip of the COVID-19 nationwide emergency, the US additionally noticed the tip of a controversial Trump-era public well being regulation, generally known as Title 42. It allowed the US authorities to expel hundreds of thousands of migrants crossing the US-Mexico border to hunt asylum, on the grounds of stopping the unfold of COVID-19.
Refugee and migrant rights advocates have been hopeful that the expiration of Title 42 would clear the way in which for a extra humane coverage. However then the Biden administration swiftly applied powerful new immigration guidelines to discourage individuals from getting into the US.
Human rights teams have known as the measures an outright “asylum ban”, whereas some Democratic Celebration representatives are evaluating them to Trump-era insurance policies.
On this episode of The Stream, we’ll study what lies forward for weak individuals on the US-Mexico border.
On this episode of The Stream, we’re joined by:
Paola Ariza, @WelcomeWDignity
Communications Strategist, #WelcomeWithDignity
Maribel Hernandez Rivera, @ACLU
Deputy Nationwide Political Director, American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU)
Patrice Lawrence, @UndocuBlack
Govt Director, UndocuBlack Community