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U.S. Supreme Court allows rapid removal of migrants to continue as legal challenge plays out

Title 42, an emergency health order invoked at the start of the pandemic, allows immigration agents to quickly remove migrants from the country. It was scheduled to be lifted on Wednesday.

Hundreds of migrants wait in line along the banks of the Rio Grande to seek asylum in the U.S., Monday, December 12, 2022.
A migrant family holds hands after crossing the Rio Grande into El Paso from Ciudad Juárez on Monday, Dec. 19, 2022.
A CBP officer loads migrants into a CBP van after crossing the Rio Grande into El Paso from Ciudad Juárez on Monday, Dec. 19, 2022.
A migrant family inside a CBP van after crossing the Rio Grande into El Paso from Ciudad Juárez on Monday, Dec. 19, 2022.

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