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

The public health order that expels migrants to Mexico was launched early in the pandemic, and the Biden administration’s intention to end it has sparked a legal battle.

Migrants that were flown from Brownsville and deported to Ciudad Juarez in Mexico waited at the Juarez Migrant Assistance Center on March 16, 2021.

What is Title 42?

Why was it activated?

How many migrants have been removed under Title 42?

Is every migrant expelled under Title 42?

What’s the status of the legal fights over Title 42?

What happens if Title 42 is ended?

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