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A camp for asylum seekers stands next to the international bridge to the United States on December 09, 2019 in Matamoros, Mexico. More than 1,000 Central American and Mexican asylum seekers have been staying, many for months between immigration court hearings, in a squalid camp in Matamoros, across the border from Brownsville, Texas. Immigrant families seeking asylum are now required by the U.S. government to stay in Mexico as part of the Trump Administration's "Remain in Mexico" process for people legally seeking political asylum in the United States.In a week of blockbuster, world-altering Supreme Court decisions, the result of Biden v. Texas might have garnered less attention if it weren’t for the scenes of horror we saw in San Antonio on Monday, when authorities discovered a semitruck full of dozens of dead migrants, including children. Biden v. Texas took up the issue of immigration policy, specifically the Migrant Protection Protocols, better known as the Remain in Mexico plan. In 2019, President Donald Trump created the program, which essentially turned northern Mexico into an immigration detention center where the U.S. dumped asylum-seekers as they awaited their court proceedings. When Biden tried to end the program in the early days of his presidency, Texas sued to stop him, arguing that rolling it back would lead…

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