Wallace: Of the 17,400 that weren’t deported back or didn’t return on their own to Mexico, how many of them were released into the U.S.?
Mayorkas: Well, they’re released on conditions, and approximately I think it’s about 10,000 or so, 12,000.
CW: Have been released?
CW: And of the 5,000 that are still in process?
AM: We will make determinations whether they will be returned to Haiti based on our public health and public interest authorities.
Mayorkas added that the number of migrants released into the U.S. could increase, as could the number who are returned. “It could be even higher. The number that are returned could be even higher. What we do is we follow the law as Congress has passed it,” Mayorkas said, according to Fox News.