A conservative coalition of states is making a last-ditch effort to uphold Trump-era public health rules that allow many asylum seekers to be turned away at the southern border of the United States.
Late Monday, 15 states filed what is known as the so-called motion to intervene. This means we want to be part of the legal process around the public health rule called Title 42.
rule, First called out by Trump in 2020, Based on the need to prevent the spread of COVID-19, we will use emergency public health officials to allow the United States to keep immigrants from seeking asylum at our borders.
Ends December 21stwhich could overturn border crackdowns as Republicans seek to take control of the House from Democrats following the midterm elections and plan to make immigration central to their agenda.
States claiming they will suffer “irreparable harm from the imminent termination of Title 42” should be allowed to assert their positions well before the December 21 termination date. claimed to be.
Immigrant rights groups argue that the use of Title 42 unduly harms those fleeing persecution and that the pandemic is the pretext the Trump administration has used to curb immigration. Officials ruled in favor of immigrant rights groups, calling the ban “arbitrary and capricious.”
U.S. District Judge Emmett Sullivan A ruling was issued in Washington that the execution must be terminated immediately. Suitable for families and single adults. The Administration does not use Title 42 for children traveling alone. The judge later granted a request by President Joe Biden’s administration to set a December 21 deadline for his order to take effect, giving the administration five weeks to prepare for the change.
Fifteen states argued that states such as Arizona and Texas, which border Mexico, and others away from the border, would face more immigrants if Title 42 use ended. provides a timeline for further discussion of this issue.
Sullivan’s ruling, if valid, could have dramatic implications for border security. The immigrant has been deported from the United States more than 2.4 million times since the rule went into effect in March 2020.
Sullivan’s verdict Another May Case by a Federal Judge in Louisiana It kept the asylum limit in place. Prior to the Louisiana judge’s decision, U.S. officials said he planned to immigrate a staggering 18,000 people a day under the most difficult scenario. By contrast, in May, immigration was stopped on his average of 7,800 times a day, a record for President Biden.
The ban is unevenly enforced by nationality, and applies primarily to immigrants from Guatemala, Honduras and El Salvador, in addition to Mexicans. This is because Mexico allows people to return home from the United States. Did.
The Biden administration initially turned over the maintenance of Title 42 to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, despite sentiment from some within the president’s own party and activist groups skeptical of the public health necessity of the rule. In April, the CDC said it would end the public health order and return to normal border processing for immigrants, giving them the opportunity to claim asylum in the United States.to Title 42 use.
The 15 states that filed for intervention are Arizona, Alabama, Alaska, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, Nebraska, Ohio, Oklahoma, South Carolina, Texas, Virginia, West Virginia and Wyoming.
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