Nationwide Injunction: Title 42 Is Staying at the Border for Now


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A federal judge ruled on Friday that Title 42, the public health order meant to stem the tide of COVID-19 at the southern border, will stay in place past May 23.

Attorney Generals in Arizona, Louisiana, and Missouri filed lawsuits to keep Title 42 in place amid a historic surge in illegal border crossings that has occurred under the Biden

Title 42 allows Border Patrol agents to rapidly expel illegal immigrants to prevent COVID-19 exposure among themselves and agents while they would be processed at facilities under non-pandemic times. Critics of keeping Title 42 say it prevents illegal immigrants from claiming asylum while not deterring repeated illegal crossings. Even with Title 42 being in place, Border Patrol has continued to encounter historic illegal crossings because the Department of Homeland Security ha

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