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

The federal judge in Louisiana said he’ll hold a hearing in May to decide whether to block the administration from halting Title 42, the Trump-era health order that quickly sends all migrants back to Mexico.

Enrique Valenzuela, director of the Chihuahua State Population Council, guides a group of Central American families that were deported to the Ju·rez Migrant Assistance Center, in Ciudad Ju·rez, Chihuahua, Mexico on March 16, 2021. Migrants that have crossed in the Rio Grande Valley are being flown to El Paso to be deported to Ciudad Ju·rez, where shelters are already saturated.

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