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Federal health rule: Guatemalan mother can't enter country with U.S. citizen daughters

Immigration officials have used Title 42 - meant to be a temporary health order - nearly 1.8 million times since March 2020 to keep migrants from entering the country, forcing asylum seekers to Mexican border towns where they are targets for criminals.... Read more»

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Arizona, other states band together against Biden immigration policies

Since President Joe Biden took office, Republican-led states have filed some 27 lawsuits or appeals seeking to block immigration actions taken by the administration, with at least 15 multistate efforts by Republican attorneys general.... Read more»

Texas National Guard guidance discouraging soldiers from saving drowning migrants draws scrutiny

The recent death of a National Guard soldier who drowned trying to save migrants has led to increased scrutiny of the Texas Military Department’s policy discouraging service members assigned to Operation Lone Star from engaging in water rescues.... Read more»

Arizona leads 14-state suit challenging proposed Biden asylum rule

Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich’s latest challenge to the Biden administration targets an immigration rule granting Department of Homeland Security officers the authority to grant asylum to migrants. ... Read more»

Here’s what you need to know about Title 42, the pandemic-era policy that quickly sends migrants to Mexico

What started as an effort to slow the spread of COVID-19 across the U.S.-Mexico border has turned into a fierce debate over whether Title 42 should be continued as an immigration tool to block migrants from claiming asylum.... Read more»

Estados ganan la demora, por ahora, en el plan para terminar el Título 42

Los funcionarios de la Casa Blanca dijeron esta semana que una posible orden judicial que retrasa el fin del Título 42 solo empeoraría la crisis fronteriza que los funcionarios estatales afirman que están tratando de prevenir al solicitar la orden. ... Read more»

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How race and religion have always played a role in who gets refuge in the U.S.

The treatment of Ukrainian versus Central American, African, Haitian and other asylum seekers has prompted criticism that U.S. refugee policy is racially and religiously discriminatory, favoring white, European, mostly Christian refugees over other groups.... Read more»

Judge orders Biden administration to send Central American migrants to Mexico rather than their home countries

A federal judge in Louisiana on Wednesday temporarily blocked the Biden administration from increasing the number of deportations of some Central Americans back to their home countries and ordered the administration to instead send them to Mexico.... Read more»

Números fronterizos son más alto en 20 años, mientras llega el fin del Título 42

Los funcionarios fronterizos detuvieron a la mayor cantidad de migrantes en la frontera sur en al menos 22 años el mes pasado, lo que presenta un nuevo desafío para el plan para poner fin a la aplicación del Título 42 dentro de unas semanas.... Read more»

Will remain-in-Mexico policy remain under Biden? Supreme Court to decide

Next Tuesday, in a contentious battle that could have big implications for administrative law, the Supreme Court will hear arguments over the Migrant Protection Protocols — better known as Remain in Mexico - aimed at preventing an influx of migrants.... Read more»

Biden amps aid, unveils new immigration policy for Ukrainians as war shifts to the Donbas

President Joe Biden announced a new round of military aid to Ukraine Thursday as Russian forces set their sights on Ukraine’s Donbas region, and unveiled a new program that will lay the foundation for Ukrainian citizens to flee to the United States.... Read more»

Border numbers hit highest level in 20 years, as end of Title 42 looms

Border officials apprehended the most migrants at the southern border in at least 22 years last month, presenting a new challenge for the Biden administration’s plan to end enforcement of Title 42 just weeks from now. ... Read more»

Migrantes esperan en la frontera mientras políticos siguen prohibiendo asilo por COVID

Miles de inmigrantes esperan a lo largo de la frontera entre Estados Unidos y México el levantamiento del Título 42, que cerró la frontera a los solicitantes de asilo como medida de salud pública durante la pandemia.... Read more»

Migrants wait at border while U.S. battles over lifting COVID ban on processing asylum applications

Thousands of immigrants are waiting along the U.S.-Mexico border for the lifting of Title 42 - a policy enacted by the Trump administration that closed the border to migrants and asylum seekers as a public health and safety measure during the pandemic.... Read more»

U.S. House Democrats applaud end of Trump-era policy on migrants at the border

Democrats at a U.S. House Homeland Security panel hearing on Wednesday praised the end of a Trump-era policy - enacted on public health grounds at the beginning of the pandemic - that turned away more than 1 million migrants pleading for asylum at the border. ... Read more»

Texas gov. says state will send migrants to Washington, D.C., on charter buses

As federal officials brace for an increase of thousands more migrants at at an already busy southern border, Gov. Greg Abbott said that Texas will provide charter buses so migrants can be sent to Washington, D.C., where the Biden administration can better deal with them.... Read more»

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