In another vindication for President Trump, federal district judge Matthew Kacsmaryk ordered the Biden administration to “enforce and implement” what is formally called the Migrant Protection Protocols (MPP). This decision comes in response to a lawsuit from Texas and Missouri, contending the administration’s attempt to terminate the policy was illegal and harmful. The 53-page order can be read here, courtesy of Scribd. The U.S. Supreme Court upheld the ruling.
The policy was established and expanded in 2019 by President Trump and involved sending illegal aliens back to Mexico, rather than being released into the U.S., until their immigration hearings took place. Once released, there was no incentive for them showing up for their court dates…and they didn’t.
Texas and Missouri each sued the Biden administration for canceling MPP — demanding the restoration of the program.
“President Biden could immediately remedy the influx of crime pouring across our border by reinstating the Migrant Protection Protocols,” Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton stated in this motion. “Dangerous criminals are taking advantage of the lapse in law enforcement and it’s resulting in human trafficking, smuggling, a plethora of violent crimes, and a massive, unprecedented burden on state and federal programs for which taxpayers must foot the bill.”
Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC), who has become more rational, free from the clutches of open border proponent John McCain, warned that the ongoing illegal immigration surge at the US-Mexico border is creating a golden opportunity for terror groups, calling it “another 9/11 in the making.”
“There are 80 countries that they pick people up from,” Graham told Fox News’ Sean Hannity. “There are two terrorists from Yemen they caught just a few weeks ago. How easy would it be for an Al Qaeda or ISIS cell to leave Afghanistan and come to the southern border, to blend in with this group?”
“The Border Patrol is doing the best they can,” Graham added, “but they told me the likelihood of a terrorist attack coming from our southern border grows by the day.”
Meanwhile, in an unrelated ethical breach, Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington, has filed a complaint with the Office of Special Counsel, asking that it investigate whether Biden’s mouthpiece Jen Psaki violated the Hatch Act by advocating for the election of Virginia democrat gubernatorial candidate Terry McAuliffe. During a media briefing she said, “We’re going to do everything we can to help former Governor McAuliffe, and we believe in the agenda he’s representing.”
Deeply entrenched radical leftist McAuliffe was the national chairman of the democrat party and chairman of Hillary Clinton’s 2008 presidential campaign. He is being challenged by successful businessman, Glenn Youngkin, endorsed by Pres. Trump.