March 4, 2024

64 Ways Joe Biden Opened America’s Borders to the World’s Migrants

Since President Joe Biden took workplace in late January 2021, his Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has labored tirelessly to remodel the United States-Mexico border right into a European-style checkpoint the place border crossers and unlawful aliens are briefly detained earlier than being launched into American cities and cities.

Biden’s insurance policies have been extremely efficient in reaching the administration’s final aim to massively inflate the foreign-born inhabitants to the largest ever recorded, standing at almost 50 million right this moment.

EAGLE PASS, TEXAS - DECEMBER 17: In an aerial view, a U.S. Border Patrol agent watches over migrants waiting to be processed after crossing from Mexico into the United States on December 17, 2023 in Eagle Pass, Texas. A surge of migrants, as many as 12,000 per day, crossing the U.S. southern border has overwhelmed U.S. immigration authorities. (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)

A U.S. Border Patrol agent watches over migrants ready to be processed after crossing from Mexico into the United States on December 17, 2023, in Eagle Pass, Texas. (John Moore/Getty Images)

The newest Congressional Budget Office (CBO) estimate means that about 6.2 million border crossers and unlawful aliens have been welcomed to the U.S. from January 20, 2021, by way of December 2023 — a international inhabitants simply two million shy of New York City’s inhabitants.

NEW YORK, NEW YORK - AUGUST 01: Dozens of recently arrived migrants to New York City camp outside of the Roosevelt Hotel, which has been made into a reception center, as they try to secure temporary housing on August 01, 2023 in New York City. The migrants, many from Central America and Africa, have been sleeping on the streets or at other shelters as the city continues to struggle with the influx of migrants whose numbers have surged this spring and summer. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Dozens of not too long ago arrived migrants camp exterior of the Roosevelt Hotel, which has been made right into a reception heart, as they fight to safe short-term housing on August 1, 2023, in New York City. (Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

In January, House Speaker Mike Johnson (R-LA) compiled a listing that particulars every of the 64 actions taken by Biden and his DHS Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas over the final three years to entice the world’s migrants to the U.S.

Johnson stated in a press release:

Since his first day in workplace, President Biden and his administration have labored to systematically undermine America’s border safety. On greater than 60 events, he has manipulated the federal paperwork to open our borders to unlawful immigrants, human trafficking, fentanyl, and potential terrorists.

“The result is a humanitarian and national security catastrophe,” he continued. “The President must use his executive authority to repair what he has broken. I am calling on him to do so. ”

Below are the 64 actions Biden has taken to open the nation’s borders:

  1. Jan 20, 2021: President Biden terminated the National Emergency at the Southwest border (Proclamation 9844), thereby halting emergency building of a border wall.

    Migrants try to climb over the border wall from Mexicali, Mexico, to Calexico, USA, alongside the U.S.-Mexico border close to the port of entry on May 13, 2023, in Mexicali, Baja California. (Gary Coronado / Los Angeles Times through Getty Images)

  2. Jan 20, 2021: President Biden issued an Executive Order (EO) additional entrenching the illegal Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program. With his motion, President Biden directed the Secretary of Homeland Security, in session with the Attorney General, “to preserve and fortify DACA”, signaling to unlawful aliens that his Administration helps amnesty and that unlawful aliens needn’t worry coming to the U.S. or fear about immigration enforcement.

  3. Jan 20, 2021: President Biden unveiled the U.S. Citizenship Act, which would supply amnesty to hundreds of thousands of unlawful aliens in the U.S., demonstrating intent to reward unlawful border crossers with a path to citizenship.

  4. Jan 20, 2021: President Biden revoked Trump-era Executive Order that was designed to guarantee there was significant enforcement of U.S. immigration legal guidelines.

    EAGLE PASS, TEXAS - DECEMBER 20: Immigrants wait to be processed at a U.S. Border Patrol transit center after they crossed the border from Mexico on December 20, 2023 in Eagle Pass, Texas. A late-year surge of migrants crossing the U.S.southern border has overwhelmed U.S. immigration officials. (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)

    Immigrants wait to be processed at a U.S. Border Patrol transit heart after they crossed the border from Mexico on December 20, 2023, in Eagle Pass, Texas. (John Moore/Getty Images)

  5. Jan 20, 2021: The Administration issued an Executive motion ending limitations and restrictions towards immigration from sure international locations related to terrorism.

  6. Jan 20, 2021: The Biden Administration introduced a 100-day moratorium on deportations and immigration enforcement, successfully offering amnesty to felony and different detachable aliens and sending the sign the Biden Administration wouldn’t implement the regulation. The Administration additionally introduced interim immigration enforcement pointers that signaled to unlawful aliens that they don’t have to fear about the chance of deportation.

  7. Feb 1, 2021: The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) carried out Acting Secretary Pekoske’s coverage requiring a brand new “process [that] shall provide for assessments of alternatives to removal including, but not limited to, staying or reopening cases, alternative forms of detention, custodial detention, whether to grant temporary deferred action, or other appropriate action.”

  8. Feb 2, 2021: President Biden issued Executive Order (EO) 14010 and commenced processing asylum claims at the border. In the EO, the President additionally signaled an finish to the Migrant Protection Protocols (which is named “Remain in Mexico” or “MPP”) whereas making different statements signaling an open border.

    A large migrant group crossed the border from Mexico into Eagle Pass, Texas. (Randy Clark/Breitbart Texas)

    A big migrant group crosses the border from Mexico into Eagle Pass, Texas. (Randy Clark/Breitbart Texas)

  9. Feb 6, 2021: Secretary of State Antony Blinken suspended, and commenced termination procedures, for the Trump Administration’s Asylum Cooperative Agreements with El Salvador, Guatemala, and Honduras. These agreements ensured aliens searching for asylum might achieve this in international locations nearer to their residence nation and in international locations aside from the United States.

  10. Feb 2021: The Biden Administration voluntarily stopped making use of Title 42 expulsions to kids throughout the board, setting off a serious wave of unaccompanied alien kids, household items, and unlawful aliens typically heading to the U.S. border.

  11. Feb 17, 2021: The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) exempted unaccompanied alien kids (UAC) from Title 42 expulsion necessities, thereby encouraging UACs to come to the U.S. and oldsters to pay cartels to smuggle their kids to the U.S. border.

  12. Feb 25, 2021: The Biden Administration sped up releases of UACs.

    An immigrant baby carrying a Spider-Man t-shirt appears to be like at a U.S. Border Patrol agent after crossing the border from Mexico at midnight on June 21, 2022, in Yuma, Arizona. (Qian Weizhong/VCG through Getty Images)

  13. Mar 2, 2021: According to information studies, the Biden Administration misplaced monitor of 20,000 unaccompanied alien kids and President Biden was briefed on the want to increase detention to maintain a further 20,000 kids who had illegally crossed the border.

  14. Mar 5, 2021: Faced with overwhelming numbers of UACs in federal custody, the CDC ignored its regular services steering concerning COVID-19 and notifies “facilities caring for migrant children that they can open back up to pre-Covid-19 levels, acknowledging ‘extraordinary circumstances.’”

  15. Mar 10, 2021: Biden Administration introduced reinstatement of the Central American Minors (CAM) program, an Obama-era parole program that allowed residents and aliens—together with unlawful aliens—to bypass the family-based immigration legal guidelines adopted by Congress and sponsor members of the family El Salvador, Guatemala, and Honduras to come to the United States.

  16. Mar 16, 2021: DHS Secretary Mayorkas delivered remarks successfully explaining the border is open for unlawful immigration by stating DHS’s focus can be on “processing” unlawful aliens—in different phrases catch-and-release and the creation of recent “lawful pathways.”


    Migrants with kids stroll to board a bus after surrendering to U.S. Customs and Border Protection Border Patrol brokers for the processing of immigration and asylum claims on the US-Mexico border in El Paso, Texas, on May 10, 2023. (PATRICK T. FALLON/AFP through Getty Images)

  17. Mar 20, 2021: DHS started issuing unlawful alien border crossers a Notice to Report (NTR) to U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, as opposed to the normal Notice to Appear (NTA) in U.S. immigration courtroom. The NTR coverage permits unlawful aliens to merely be launched into the U.S. and depends on them to self-report to ICE at a later date.

  18. Mar 30, 2021: Office of Refugee Resettlement (ORR) took drastic actions to increase detention area to home unaccompanied alien kids in so-called “Influx Care Facilities”, typically utilizing unlicensed services that lacked baby welfare expertise. In March, April, and May of 2021, ORR expanded capability to home one other 23,849, together with 10,000 at Fort Bliss. DHS was additionally holding kids for an extended interval than allowed by regulation (between 30 and 40 days) and, as a result of the circulate of UACs throughout the border outpaced Health and Human Services’ (HHS) skill to vet adults who can take care of the kids.

  19. Mar 31, 2021: The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Office of Refugee Resettlement (ORR) issued steering rolling again necessities for background checks on adults in the family of a UAC sponsor.

  20. Apr 30, 2021: The Biden Administration canceled additional wall building which was being led by the Department of Defense (DOD).

    Migrants attain by way of a border wall for clothes handed out by volunteers as they wait between two border partitions to apply for asylum on May 12, 2023, in San Diego. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull)

  21. June 15, 2021: The Biden Administration introduced growth of the Central American Minors (CAM) program to broaden the listing of unlawful aliens who can sponsor members of the family by way of the program, together with unlawful aliens who declare asylum.

  22. June 16, 2021: Attorney General Merrick Garland rescinded the Trump-era choice In Matter of L-E-A-, thereby increasing asylum eligibility to enable nuclear or fast familial relationships to be handled as a “particular social group.”

  23. June 16, 2021: Attorney General Merrick Garland rescinded the Trump-era choice in Matter of A-B I and A-B II, thereby increasing asylum eligibility to embody gender and home relationships as sure social teams, reverting to coverage underneath in Matter of A-R-C-G.

  24. July 2021: The United States Border Patrol (USBP or BP) launched at the least 50,000 aliens with out giving them a “Notice to Appear” (a courtroom date), as a substitute advising them to self-report to ICE on their very own. Unsurprisingly, 87% of aliens fail to report.

    A migrant father from Venezuela feeds his 15-month-old son in the foyer of a police station the place they’ve been staying with different migrant households since their arrival to the metropolis on May 9, 2023, in Chicago, Illinois. (Scott Olson/Getty Images)

  25. Aug 5, 2021: The USBP licensed the use of parole plus alternate options to detention (ATD) in the Del Rio Border Sector.

  26. Aug 17, 2021: DHS introduced an growth of alternate options to detention (successfully reinstating and increasing catch and launch) and introduced the growth of taxpayer-funded companies to unlawful aliens in elimination proceedings.

  27. Aug 31, 2021: The Biden administration launched over 100,000 aliens into the United States between March 21, 2021 and August 31, 2021, with out giving these aliens a “Notice to Appear”, as a substitute advising them to self-report to ICE on their very own. Of these, almost 50% of them didn’t check-in with ICE inside the 60-day deadline.

  28. Sep 24, 2021: The Administration falsely accused Border Patrol brokers on horseback in Del Rio, Texas of whipping aliens at the border. President Biden condemned the brokers, saying the aliens had been “strapped” and vowed “consequences.” Vice President Harris piled on the false allegations, evaluating them to oppression and slavery. In truth, DHS Secretary Mayorkas knew the declare was false and despite the fact that the brokers had been exonerated in July 2022, the Administration proposed punishment for the brokers.

    (*64*)Recently arrived migrants sit on cots and the floor of a makeshift shelter operated by the city at O'Hare International Airport on Aug. 31, 2023. (Armando L. Sanchez/Chicago Tribune/Tribune News Service via Getty Images)

    Recently arrived migrants sit on cots and the flooring of a makeshift shelter operated by the metropolis at O’Hare International Airport on August 31, 2023. (Armando L. Sanchez/Chicago Tribune/Tribune News Service through Getty Images)

  • Sep 30, 2021: DHS Secretary Mayorkas issued a memorandum that states “the fact an individual is a removeable [alien] should [not be the sole] basis of an enforcement action”, successfully utilizing prosecutorial discretion to give deportable aliens a cross to keep in the United States, thereby granting a type of amnesty to many unlawful aliens.

  • Fiscal Year 2021: Throughout Fiscal Year 2021, the Biden Administration distributed greater than $300 million in federal regulation enforcement grants to Sanctuary Cities underneath SCAAP, Byrne, and COPS packages (amounting to 43% of whole awards going to sanctuary cities), financially rewarding cities whose insurance policies encourage unlawful immigration.

  • Oct 8, 2021: DHS canceled one other group of border wall contracts led by DHS associated to the Laredo and Rio Grande Valley Border Sectors.

  • Oct 12, 2021: DHS successfully suspended large-scale worksite enforcement, a key device to deter the hiring and employment of unlawful aliens.

  • Oct 27, 2021: DHS Secretary Mayorkas issued a memorandum prohibiting enforcement of immigration legal guidelines in sure areas together with colleges, healthcare services, leisure areas, social service and emergency services, ceremonial areas (akin to funerals and civil ceremonies) in addition to at demonstrations and rallies.

  • Oct 29, 2021: DHS Secretary Mayorkas terminated the Migrant Protection Protocols (often known as “MPP” or “Remain in Mexico”).

  • Nov 2021: The Biden Administration formally created a program that included alternate options to detention (ATD) plus parole, leading to “catch and release” for lots of of hundreds of aliens into the U.S. inside after they had been encountered at the border (338,000 aliens had been launched in Fiscal Year 2022 alone) underneath this program.

    Immigrants collect at a makeshift camp stranded between border partitions between the U.S. and Mexico on May 13, 2023, in San Diego, California. (Mario Tama/Getty Images)

  • Dec 17, 2021: Immigrations and Customs Enforcement (ICE) repurposed three detention facilities beforehand used for household detention, thus encouraging higher unlawful immigration of household items.

  • Jan 2022: Between July 2021 and January 2022, the United States admitted greater than 79,000 Afghan evacuees as a part of Operation Allies Welcome after the Biden State Department and Department of Defense botched the nation’s withdraw from Afghanistan. The DHS OIG decided that DHS failed to totally vet the evacuees. Failure to vet refugees, signaled that the Administration may additionally apply lax vetting to asylum seekers, additional encouraging asylum abuse.

  • Apr 1, 2022: The Biden Administration introduced intent to finish Title 42. Federal District Court Judge from Louisiana briefly blocks the motion.

  • Apr 3, 2022: ICE Principal Legal Advisor issued memorandum selling termination of instances in immigration courtroom and directing ICE Office of the Principal Legal Advisor (OPLA) trial attorneys to comb by way of their instances to decide whether or not aliens can be thought-about a “priority” for elimination underneath the Biden “enforcement priorities.”

  • Sep 9, 2022: The Biden Administration reversed Trump-era public cost rule, permitting aliens who’re possible to grow to be a burden to taxpayers to obtain immigration advantages – akin to a visa, admission, or adjustment of standing.

  • Oct 31, 2022: DHS finalized a rule to “fortify DACA”, which declares DACA recipients as “lawfully present” and grants them employment paperwork regardless of ongoing litigation.

  • Dec 13, 2022: The Biden Department of Justice (DOJ) sued the State of Arizona so as to power Arizona to take away delivery containers positioned to shut gaps in the border wall.

  • Jan 2023: CBP modified CBP One app to enable border crossers to schedule on-line appointments, increasing the variety of aliens allowed into the United States.

    Migrants with CBP One app interviews are allowed to enter the United States at the Chaparral pedestrian border on May 16, 2023, in Tijuana, Mexico. (Carlos A. Moreno/Anadolu Agency through Getty Images)

  • Jan 6, 2023: The Biden Administration started abusing statutory parole authority underneath INA 212(d)(5) by making a categorical parole program for nationals of Cuba, Haiti, Nicaragua, and Venezuela. Parole was supposed by Congress to be used sparingly and solely on a “case by case” foundation, but DHS continues to create and administer categorical parole packages to enable lots of of hundreds of unlawful aliens to lessons of aliens.

  • Feb 25, 2023: The New York Times reported information exhibiting the Biden Department of HHS has misplaced monitor of 85,000 alien kids over the prior two years. NYT exposes particulars of minor kids working in factories in the United States.

  • Mar 2023: ICE continued to ignore the want for deportations, permitting felony aliens to keep in the U.S. ICE’s non-detained docket grew to an estimated 5.3 million aliens, together with 407,983 felony aliens. Meanwhile, ICE arrests in Fiscal Year 2022 fell by 69% in contrast to Fiscal Year 2018 and arrests of convicted criminals fell 65% (to 36,322 in Fiscal Year 2022 from 105,140 in Fiscal Year 2018).

  • Mar 25, 2023: Despite document numbers of unlawful aliens arriving at the southern border, the Biden Administration proposed chopping detention beds by 25 % as a part of its Fiscal Year 2024 price range request.

  • Mar 28, 2023: DHS Inspector General (IG), citing lax oversight, issued a report that recognized misuse and fraud of federal emergency funds, leading to up to $110 million in funds appropriated in the American Rescue Plan and different laws being awarded to pay for companies to unlawful aliens and never Americans struggling due to COVID.

  • Apr 13, 2023: The Biden Administration introduced DACA recipients can be eligible for Obamacare advantages and Medicaid, giving taxpayer-funded healthcare to unlawful aliens.

  • Apr 27, 2023: The State Department and DHS introduced plans to finish Title 42, increase CBP One app, and create extra illegal categorical parole packages for aliens from El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras and Colombia. The program violates the regulation and permits aliens to enter earlier than they obtain a inexperienced card and with out a visa.

    Migrants at an NGO help facility in Eagle Pass, Texas, on May 23, 2022. (Eric Thayer/Bloomberg)

  • Apr 30, 2023: The Biden Administration circulated steering that waters down the vetting course of for Chinese unlawful aliens, requiring that interviews used to query a Chinese unlawful alien consist of 5 fundamental questions. The media reported that Chinese unlawful aliens “quickly adapted” to the new CBP pointers and had been “coached” to give “stories that are identical.”

  • May 5, 2023: CBP expanded appointment functionality of the CBP One App. Through Nov. 2023, almost 360,000 appointments had been scheduled on the app (43,000 in November alone). The CBP One app continues to be weak to exploitation by the cartels.

  • May 11, 2023: The Biden Administration terminated use of Title 42 coverage expulsion authority.


    Immigrants wait to board a U.S. Border Patrol bus to be taken for processing after crossing the border from Mexico, whereas standing amid a shadow solid by the U.S.-Mexico border barrier, on May 19, 2022, in Yuma, Arizona. (Mario Tama/Getty Images)

  • May 31, 2023: The Biden Administration ended the DNA testing program used to confirm that adults who crossed the border with a toddler and claimed to be associated to that baby, are in reality associated. Ending the program promotes not solely unlawful immigration, but in addition baby exploitation and trafficking.

  • July 7, 2023: The Biden Administration expanded illegal parole packages to embody people from Colombia, El Salvador, Guatemala, and Honduras.

  • July 24, 2023: The Biden Department of Justice sued the State of Texas to take away newly positioned floating obstacles in the Rio Grande River.

  • Aug 10, 2023: The Biden Administration Office of Management and Budget requested almost $14 billion in emergency funding that perpetuates the Biden Administration’s open borders insurance policies. For instance, $600 million was requested for FEMA’s Shelter and Services program, which offered airfare and lodges to unlawful aliens. This is on prime of the $363.8 spent by the program in Fiscal Year 2023.

  • Aug 29, 2023: ICE scrambled after releasing into the U.S. greater than a dozen Uzbek nationals with ties to an ISIS smuggler.

  • Aug 2023: DHS rebranded “Alternatives to Detention” as “Release and Reporting Management,” successfully utilizing ICE to present social companies to aliens as a substitute of permitting ICE to operate as a regulation enforcement company.

  • Sep 8, 2023: The Biden Administration promulgated a proposed rule to reverse Trump-era coverage and permit Immigration Judges to administratively shut or dismiss elimination proceedings with none motion (one thing not allowed by statute), leading to no choice denying asylum.

  • Oct 4, 2023: The Biden Administration issued new guidelines on UACs that fails to stop the launch of unlawful alien kids to strangers, fails to facilitate age determinations, and fails to accumulate immigration data on sponsors. All of this may encourage trafficking of youngsters, together with by the cartels.

    A migrant carrying a toddler tries to get to the U.S. by way of the Rio Grande River as seen from Matamoros, state of Tamaulipas, Mexico, on May 11, 2023. (ALFREDO ESTRELLA/AFP through Getty Images)

  • Dec 21, 2023: Biden Administration introduced the creation of a brand new “juvenile” docket inside immigration courts which is so expansive, it provides specialised remedy to 18, 19, and 20 year-old unlawful aliens who must be deported by way of the expedited elimination course of.

  • Dec 28, 2023: Following a visit to Mexico by Secretary of State Blinken and DHS Secretary Mayorkas, the Mexican authorities reported that their discussions targeted on “regularizing” standing – i.e., amnesty – for “Hispanic migrants who have been undocumented… and DACA beneficiaries.”

  • Jan 3, 2024: The Biden Administration sued the State of Texas for imposing a not too long ago enacted Texas state regulation that enable Texas judges and magistrates to order unlawful aliens to return to the international nation from which they entered.

    Texas National Guard troopers set up extra razor wire alongside the Rio Grande on January 10, 2024, in Eagle Pass, Texas. (John Moore/Getty Images)

  • In an exclusive interview with Breitbart News, Johnson stated Biden “began … on day one” dismantling the Trump administration’s border controls which included the Remain in Mexico program, cooperative endeavor agreements with Central American nations, and the extremely efficient Title 42 authority — all used to vastly stem the circulate of unlawful immigration.

    “It is by design,” Johnson stated of Biden’s border insurance policies.

    “On day one, he stopped construction of the border wall … he announced a ban on deportations. He doubled down on DACA [Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals]. They released legislation that would provide amnesty to millions of people,” Johnson continued. “He rolled back all the Trump policies that would restrict immigration from countries associated with terrorism. That was just the beginning.”

    “Then they methodically and deliberately opened it wide, put out the welcome mat, and sent the message around the world to ‘come on in; we’ll allow you,’” he continued. “So, the catastrophe was created. There’s no other way to see it.”

    Former DHS officers Mark Morgan and Tom Homan have informed Breitbart News previously that Biden’s border insurance policies are all a scheme with one aim: Amnesty for the nation’s 11 to 22 million unlawful aliens.

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