Department of Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas has warned migrants not to travel to the US southern border. In a video released Tuesday, he said single adults and families encountered at the border will continue to be expelled where appropriate under Title 42.
The Biden administration wanted the public health order at the border Title 42 to end today, but a federal judge ruled Friday to keep the restriction in place for now. Title 42 was put in place at the beginning of the pandemic and made it possible to quickly expel migrants trying to enter the U.S. in order to curb the spread of COVID-19.
Title 42 will expire on May 23, and the Biden administration continues to say the border is successfully protected. One America’s Stella Escobedo spoke with Deputy Director of Investigations for America First Legal John Zadrozny.
Border Patrol agents in Arizona are preparing for the expiration of Title 42. Agents say they are experiencing a surge in migrant encounters near their checkpoint in Tucson. On Wednesday, they voiced that their encounters are vastly different from those reported in other border states such as Texas and California.
Secretary of Homeland Security Alejandro Mayorkas hosted a press conference at the southern border. One America’s Jericho Dancel has more.
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Md.) suggested that Republicans are using black mail to demand a vote from Democrats on title 42. Pelosi made those comments during an interview Sunday and questioned why Title 42 was in the COVID relief bill.
A federal judge will listen to arguments on whether the Biden administration can lift Title 42 immigration restrictions. US District Judge Robert Summerhays in Louisiana will hear the legal challenge from 21 states Friday as to whether the policy should be kept in place beyond the White House’s May 23 end date.
House lawmakers grilled Secretary of Homeland Security, Alejandro Mayorkas during his testimony in front of the House Appropriations Committee.
America First Legal partnered with the state of Texas to file a lawsuit and a motion for a preliminary injunction against the President Joe Biden’s plans to terminate Title 42 on May 23, 2022. Now that a federal judge in Louisiana has temporarily stopped the Biden administration from ending the pandemic restriction at the border, what happens next?