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Father, we pray for a strong, safe, and secure border and for You to direct President Biden's actions in accordance with Your will.
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Biden is seeking to ban illegal immigrants from applying for asylum, but he has also offered “amnesty” to others. What’s behind these actions?

From The Wall Street Journal. President Biden is expected to sign an executive order Tuesday that would ban migrants who cross the border illegally from claiming asylum, allowing them to be quickly deported back to Mexico or their home countries, according to officials familiar with the planning.

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The order, which Biden plans to sign alongside several mayors from southern-border communities, aims to restrict the flow of migrants over the border as illegal immigration becomes a priority issue for voters ahead of the November elections. Polls show a majority of Americans in polls expressing dissatisfaction with his handling of the issue.

The decision comes after months of debate inside the administration in large part on the legality of such an order. Former President Donald Trump sought to enact a nearly identical ban in 2018 but was blocked by a federal court that said it was a violation of asylum laws, which allow people to ask for humanitarian protection no matter how they enter the country. Legal experts say that, unless Biden’s order is constructed with meaningful differences, it would almost certainly also be found illegal. …

A White House spokesman declined to comment on plans for an executive order but said in a statement that Biden was looking for options to get around Republicans blocking bipartisan legislation to address the border. …

The ban would be unlikely to go into immediate effect given that illegal crossings have recently plummeted to some of the lowest under Biden’s presidency, in part thanks to stepped-up arrests of migrants passing through Mexico. In May, for example, just about 3,500 migrants crossed the border into the U.S. a day, according to people familiar with the matter. Official data for May haven’t been released. …

In any case, the U.S. will continue to allow asylum applicants to make appointments at border ports of entry using a mobile app known as CBP One. The government currently accepts about 1,400 migrants through that program a day. …

From New York Post. While the Biden administration is attempting to look like it’s getting tough on the border, behind the scenes it’s operating a program of a “mass amnesty” for migrants, The Post can reveal.

Data shows that since 2022, more than 350,000 asylum cases filed by migrants have been closed by the US government if the applicants don’t have a criminal record or are otherwise not deemed a threat to the country.

This means that while the migrants are not granted or denied asylum — their cases are “terminated without a decision on the merits of their asylum claim” — they are removed from the legal system and no longer required to check in with authorities.

The move allows them to legally, indefinitely roam about the US without fear of deportation, effectively letting them slip through the cracks. …

ICE officers add that they have seen an increase in cases of such migrants committing crimes after their asylum cases have been dismissed, forcing agents to restart removal proceedings — which typically take years.

“Please let everyone know what’s really going on,” an ICE officer told The Post. …

In 2022, under Biden, a memo issued by Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s principal legal adviser, Kerry Doyle, and seen by The Post instructed prosecutors at the agency to allow cases to be dismissed for migrants who aren’t deemed national security threats.

That year, 36,000 were ordered removed, 32,000 were awarded asylum, and 102,550 had their cases dismissed or otherwise taken off the books – 10 times the number in 2014.

In 2023, there were 149,000 cases in this latter category, and so far in financial year 2024 — which ends Sept. 30 — the data is certain to surpass that, with 114,000 cases closed already. …

The current backlog of asylum cases stands at 3.5 million, and shaving more than 100,000 people a year off it makes the administration look better, sources told The Post. …

The migrants are under no obligation to leave the US, and once cases are dismissed, the person is no longer monitored by ICE and required to regularly check in with them, unlike those still pursuing asylum claims. …

Once a migrant’s case is terminated, the person can re-apply for asylum or seek other forms of legal status in the US. …

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(Excerpts from The Wall Street Journal and New York Post. Photo Credit: Official White House Photo by Adam Schultz)

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July 13, 2024

President Trump Has asserted he would begin a massive deportation operation if elected. I support Trump but not this idea. Of course just the “optics” of immigrant families being torn apart if only one member is deported and the rest are deemed “legal” is horrible besides seeming really wrong.
I would instead advocate for illegal migrant groups inhabiting taxpayer-supported temporary shelters, and anyone running afoul of the law more seriously than jaywalking, be up for deportation. Those who have settled here already, are law-abiding (which includes not registering to vote unless they have full citizenship), and not on public assistance, be given amnesty.

June 10, 2024

Whatever Biden is doing, it’s too late. It’s also an election year, so what he does is merely lip-service & to try & curry votes in an election year. Joe had 3 + years to act….he did not. So regardless of what E.O. he passes or policy change, etc. – forget it. Damage has been done already. The question we must ask is what “deception or trick language” is he employing now?

June 7, 2024

Lord please remove the scales from their eyes and help them to realize that Republican James Lankford has crafted a border bill that President Joe Biden would sign today if it made it through the house. Also help the blind to realize the Republican Keith Self has said on Fox News that “The problem is the REPUBLICANS, NOT the Democrats. My REPUBLICAN colleagues are unwilling to vote to secure the border.” Lord please help them know that the reason why the border bill was killed is that Trump wants to run on it and help them to realize how deceitful this is. In Jesus Name Amen

Margaret Nezhadpour
June 4, 2024

The latest article I read said the Executive Order would close asylum after 2500/day. That is still 17,500/wk and 910,000/yr. If he can do that, he can stop it altogether. We need to pray for God’s hand on this situation and for wisdom and discernment for the American people. This is not a solution.

Grant Windholz
June 4, 2024

Lord God Almighty, I pray Biden uses wisdom to protect Americans from all kinds of wicked people coming through the southern border! 🙏 !!

Lucy Courtney
June 4, 2024

Dear Lord God of Heaven,
Protect our nation from falling further into chaos and financial ruin. This government action will only be a smoke screen and only You God can save this nation. Psalm 34:15-22

Mari Williams
June 4, 2024

Dear Heavenly Father,
I pray that YOU would grant Your wisdom and Your justice to make a way where there is no way for the government to solve this problem in a timely fashion. There are millions of illegal immigrants who have crossed the border into the USA and Canada and there are now babies being born here, too. It is a massive problem caused by Mr. Biden which can only be solved by Your divine wisdom. O GOD that You would grant Your wisdom to those individuals being tasked to solve this grievous problem and please strengthen and protect our Border Guards and our Police Officers. In Jesus Name, Amen.

June 4, 2024

This would be another example of the things being done in darkness being brought to light, and the double-mindedness of not firmly knowing what God says

June 4, 2024

Dear Heavenly Father. I know that you are a God of order and not chaos. We know that you alone have this and all other problems we are facing and that nothing surpsrises you or is too hard for you. I refuse to doubt you, your word, or your promises . I will instead THANK YOU continually for your help, your blessings, your faithfulness, your love, your sacrifice, your protections and your provisions and I will PRAISE you. I EXALT your name JESUS. My Beloved Redeemer. My King. You alone are worthy to be praised. I will wait upon you Lord knowing that your timing and mine are different. I will be still and know that you are God and I will watch you work YOUR WILL in our behalf. Thank you God that we can trust you and know that whatever is best for us, you know what that is and will work it to good for those of us who truly love you.

June 4, 2024

FJB and the communist Democrats that follow him around like puppy dogs speaking of dogs fouche ought to be in jail


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