Live updates: What the Texas border looks like after Title 42
The pandemic-era policy known as Title 42 ended Thursday night. The restriction had allowed the U.S. to quickly send migrants — even those seeking asylum — out of the country since the beginning of the COVID 19 pandemic.
What will the end of Title 42 mean for migrants, Texans living on the border, and immigration as we know it? The Texas Newsroom's reporters will be on the border — from El Paso to Big Bend to the Rio Grande Valley — today, sharing updates here and on your local NPR station. Follow along as we document the story unfold in real time.
- Here's everything we saw on the border on Thursday.
- Title 42 was meant to slow COVID at the border. It's being used to manage migration
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