Title 42 to Continue, In Most Cases

Last Friday, a federal court decided to strike out the use of Title 42, the humanitarian crisis accessory first established by the Trump administration, when used in efforts to expel families to countries where they might face further persecution and/or torture. 

The policy was designed, largely, by Stephen Miller, reportedly as an excuse to shutter off the borders from outsiders.

The DC Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals allowed the general rule to remain in place, though. This means families that aren't facing such conditions, as decided by judges and asylum officers, as well as single adults (which are a majority of those being deported without due process) are still vulnerable.

The Biden administration has maintained this effort, fighting in courts to continue, claiming public health as a defense and has already, in just over a year, deported more people than Trump did during his entire presidency under this rule.

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