U.S. district court strikes down use of Title 42 to expel migrants

Request to halt use of Title 42 had been filed by immigrant advocacy groups, American Civil Liberties Union

By: - November 15, 2022 4:12 pm
asylum seeker from Mexico

An asylum seeker from Mexico (R) waits outside the San Ysidro Port of Entry, which he hopes to cross to plead for asylum in the U.S., on March 22, 2022, in Tijuana, Mexico. March 21 marked the two-year anniversary of Title 42, the controversial pandemic-era border policy enacted by President Trump, which cites COVID-19 as the reason to rapidly expel asylum seekers at the U.S. border. (Mario Tama/Getty Images)

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Ariana Figueroa
Ariana Figueroa

Ariana covers the nation's capital for States Newsroom. Her areas of coverage include politics and policy, lobbying, elections and campaign finance.

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