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End of Title 42: Restrictions On Asylum Seekers May Continue Under Biden Administration

Lines of asylum seekers stand outside waiting to cross the Rio Grande

“A Trump administration immigration order, Title 42, that allowed U.S. border officials to quickly expel migrants at the U.S. southern border—with no exceptions for asylum-seekers—expired on May 11, 2023,” Ernesto Castañeda writes. “But its legacy of restricting asylum petitions may continue as President Joe Biden takes steps to reduce the flow of illegal immigration to the country.”