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 A Border Patrol agent instructs migrants who had crossed the Rio Grande river into the United States in Eagle Pass, Texas, Friday, May 20, 2022. The Eagle Pass area has become increasingly a popular crossing corridor for migrants, especially those from outside Mexico and Central America, under Title 42 authority, which expels migrants without a chance to seek asylum on grounds of preventing the spread of COVID-19.
Dario Lopez-Mills
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The ruling from the Louisiana-based judge comes less than three days before the Biden administration was scheduled to lift the policy, known as Title 42. It was originally put in place at the beginning of the pandemic by the Trump administration.
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