February 8, 2023
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Hundreds of Colombians expelled by US Health rule – International

Sources in the U.S. and Colombian governments said Friday that the United States has expelled hundreds of Colombians, triggering a health regulation that would allow undocumented immigrants to be deported.

“Following discussions with the Colombian government, in March 2022, the DHS began deporting Colombia to Colombia in accordance with Chapter 42 Public Health Order,” said an AFP Department of Homeland Security official (DHS) official AFP. Said the place.

In a video released this Friday by the Colombian embassy in Washington, AFP, Colombian director general Juan Francisco Espinoza Palacios described the move as a “complete autonomy” by the US government.

“In March, 600 people were received on six flights, and all adults who encountered irregular entry violations within the United States within the ambit of health regulations were returned to a national territory with full autonomy and sovereignty. Government action,” President Joe Biden pointed out.

Title 42 was imposed by former Republican President Donald Trump and allows them to be expelled on the grounds that undocumented immigrants may be carriers of Govt-19.

According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), the number of Covid-19 cases in the United States has averaged 27,000 daily for the past few days, up from 700,000 in mid-January. The decline has prompted many companies and lawmakers to ask Piton to suspend the application of this rule.

The DHS official said Article 42 would continue to apply to “single adult and family units located on the southwest border.”

On March 4, a United States Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) official noted that flights to Colombia had resumed and that “hundreds of Colombians” had been deported under Article 42.

“All passengers must undergo a medical examination before boarding,” they must wear a mask, test negative for Covit-19, temperature below 37.2 C and no signs of corona virus to travel, the source told AFP.

Earlier, the United States expelled Venezuelan immigrants already living in the country to Colombia and detained them for illegally entering the U.S. border beyond the Mexican border.