Supreme Court Rules Biden Can End Trump-Era ‘Remain in Mexico’ Policy

WASHINGTON—The Supreme Court ruled 5-4 that the Biden administration could cancel the Trump-era “Remain in Mexico” program, which required authorities either to jail asylum applicants from Central America or deny them U.S. entry until their cases are resolved.

The court found the Biden administration acted within its discretion by ending the program, overturning lower-court rulings that required the Department of Homeland Security to enforce the policy, which President Biden campaigned on ending.

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