Biden Installs Major Asylum Ban For Immigrants Caught Crossing The Border Illegally

The United States has seen an increase in the number of migrants caught crossing the border illegally. In response, President Biden has instituted a broad asylum ban for those migrants caught between ports of entry. The ban will go into effect on June 5, 2024, and is set to last until the number of border crossings is at a manageable level for the system to handle. This ban will have exceptions for unaccompanied children, people who face serious medical or safety threats, and victims of trafficking. It won't apply to non-citizens with valid visas or other legal permission to enter the United States. Biden has criticized Trump's policies, including separating migrant families at the border and comments that immigrants were "poisoning the blood of our country." This proclamation is set to apply across the southern border to non-citizens during the times that the suspension and limitation on entry is in effect, with exceptions for U.S. citizens, lawful permanent residents, unaccompanied children, victims of severe trafficking, and those with valid visas or other admission documents. It will not apply to those permitted entry by the Secretary of Homeland Security, acting through a CBP immigration officer, based on the totality of the circumstances or operational considerations at the time of the entry or encounter. This proclamation sets the threshold for when the ban will be put into effect at an average of 2,500 encounters per day, and it will be discontinued if the average drops to 1,500 per day for seven consecutive days. It won't impact a non-citizen's inadmissibility under the Immigration and Nationality Act for a separate reason. The Secretary of Homeland Security and the Attorney General are authorized to issue any instructions or regulations necessary to implement this proclamation and address circumstances at the southern border. This proclamation, if implemented, will put pressure on the newly elected Mexican President, Claudia Sheinbaum, to keep border crossings down as Biden's restrictions could result in an overflow of migrants stuck waiting.

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Prospective observational study of peripheral intravenous cannula utilisation and frequency of intravenous fluid delivery in the emergency department: convenience or necessity?

Introduction Over one billion peripheral intravenous cannulas (PIVCs) are inserted worldwide each year. Insertion of PIVCs is associated with pain, phlebitis, occlusion, and medication extravasation as well as the risk of catheter-associated infection, with an associated cost to departmental resources. Previous studies have not assessed if intravenous (IV) fluid delivery