Biden acknowledges border will be “chaotic” as U.S. immigration policy changes
U.S. President Joe Biden has anticipated that the next few days will be. “chaos” on the border with Mexico due to the end of Title 42.one of the most controversial immigration policies of former President Donald Trump’s administration, which will cease to operate as of Thursday.
Biden explained during a press conference that the situation may become complicated in the coming days. “We’ll see what will happen. It’s going to be chaos for a while,” he has ventured, thanking also the “overwhelming collaboration” of the Mexican government.with whose president he had a virtual meeting this Tuesday.
In addition, the White House spokeswoman, Karine Jean Pierre, wanted to specify that the president “will use all the tools at his disposal to deal with this situation in a humane way“, and has clarified that the U.S. government’s position on the border is to pursue a policy of “law enforcement, deterrence and diplomacy.”.
In their meeting with Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador, both leaders stressed the importance of. managing migration in an “orderly and humane” way.by strengthening bilateral agreements and focusing on migration deterrence.
Title 42 which will cease to be in effect as of Thursday. is a public health provision pushed by the previous U.S. administration, presided over by Donald Trump, which authorizes the collective expulsion of any migrant. and asylum seeker who attempts to cross the land borders of the United States, without an individual assessment of their circumstances and protection needs.