Federal Judge Blocks Biden Admin from Lifting Title 42 Border Expulsions

A Louisiana-based federal judge on Friday blocked the Biden administration from lifting the Title 42 order which immigration officers have used to expel migrants at the United States-Mexico border, including asylum-seekers.

Twenty-four states successfully blocked the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) from repealing Title 42, for which the Biden administration had promised to remove, beginning Monday.

District Judge Robert R. Summerhays, a President Trump-era appointee in Lafayette, Louisiana, ruled the Biden administration violated administrative law back in April, when it announced its intentions to halt Title 42, a health order aimed at preventing the spread of communicable diseases in the country.

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