[デミング（米ニューメキシコ州）２０日 ロイター] – Illegal immigration to El Paso, Texas, eased border city burden after new measures this month to repatriate immigrants from Venezuela to immediate deportation of illegal immigrants to Mexico in response to COVID-19 It was decided to discontinue the system of transferring people to other cities.
An El Paso spokesman said border officials no longer sent migrants so they didn’t need to be bused to other cities. Since August, about 10,600 illegal immigrants have been transferred to New York and 3,200 illegal immigrants to Chicago.
The Biden administration applies the immediate deportation measure “Title 42” for illegal immigrants introduced by the Trump administration as a countermeasure against corona to immigrants from Venezuela. More than 4,500 Venezuelan migrants have been sent back to Mexico since the policy change on March 12, according to the Mexican government.
The Biden administration also launched a new program that would allow up to 24,000 Venezuelans with sponsors in the United States to apply for humanitarian entry by air. Venezuelans who entered the United States, Mexico and Panama illegally were excluded.