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U.S. can’t quickly expel migrants under pandemic-era health rule, federal judge says

Title 42 was invoked early in the pandemic by the Trump administration and continued under President Joe Biden. Since then, immigration officials have used it more than 2 million times to turn away asylum-seekers at the border.

Migrants arrive in Nuevo Laredo after being returned by Customs and Border Protection. The group requested asylum in the United States and under the Migrant Protection Protocols, are returned to Mexico for the duration of their immigration proceedings. July 22, 2019.

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