The initiative was taken by the state of Texas, which was later joined by others, namely: Alabama, Alaska, Arkansas, Idaho, Iowa, Wyoming, West Virginia, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Ohio , Tennessee, Florida, South Carolina, Utah.
The states opposed the new measures of US President Joe Biden regarding immigration policy. State officials said that before implementing this program, the Biden administration should have sought public input.
The program assumed that up to 30,000 citizens of Venezuela, Haiti, Nicaragua and Cuba could enter the United States every month to work for two years. But on condition that there are people in the United States who have the right to invite them, and it was also necessary to pass an inspection by American law enforcement agencies.
The quota of refugees from Western Hemisphere countries that can enter the country in 2023-2024 has been increased. As for moving to the country, up to 20,000 refugees from Latin America and the Caribbean could apply.
Some 5 million migrants have crossed the southern border of the United States since the start of the Biden presidency in 2021, according to border officials.
Earlier, US politician Jeffrey Young demanded that US President Joe Biden be removed from office for war crimes in Yemen, Syria, Iraq and other countries, as well as “for continuing the proxy war against Russia in Ukraine”.