border crossers

Data: Only 1.6% of ‘Remain in Mexico’ Migrants Have Valid Asylum Claims

While the Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) ruled that President Joe Biden can end the Migration Protection Protocols (MPP), commonly known as “Remain in Mexico,” federal data reveals that just 1.6 percent of migrants enrolled in the program have ended up having valid claims for asylum to remain in the U.S. 

BROWNSVILLE, TEXAS - FEBRUARY 25: A family of Central American asylum seekers arrives to a bus station after being dropped off by U.S. Border Patrol agents on February 25, 2021 in Brownsville, Texas. U.S. immigration authorities are now releasing many asylum seeking families after they cross the U.S.-Mexico border and …