Keeping Title 42 in place won’t slow US-Mexico border crossings, officials say

Keeping Title 42 in place won’t slow US-Mexico border crossings, officials say

This post was originally published on this siteA court ruling blocking the termination of a Trump-era pandemic restriction at the US-Mexico border is unlikely to slow border crossings, Biden administration officials say, as migration in the Western hemisphere reaches new highs.

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Democratic pressure grows on Schumer to break impasse on COVID relief

Democratic pressure grows on Schumer to break impasse on COVID relief

This post was originally published on this siteA growing number of Senate Democrats say they’re ready to take a tough vote on an amendment to keep the Title 42 health order in place at the U.S.-Mexico border if that’s what’s needed to move a stalled COVID-19 relief package. Senate Majority...

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Judge will hear arguments on Biden administration ending Covid border restrictions for migrants

Judge will hear arguments on Biden administration ending Covid border restrictions for migrants

This post was originally published on this siteA federal judge in Louisiana will hear arguments Friday in a highly anticipated case over whether the Biden administration can end a controversial Trump-era pandemic restriction, known as Title 42, on the US-Mexico border later this month.

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Biden’s plans for Ukraine aid, Covid relief jammed up over immigration dispute

Biden’s plans for Ukraine aid, Covid relief jammed up over immigration dispute

This post was originally published on this sitePresident Joe Biden’s immediate priorities of securing $33 billion in aid to Ukraine and $10 billion in funding for Covid relief aren’t passing Congress in a

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Supreme Court looks at Biden’s power to dictate US immigration policy

Supreme Court looks at Biden’s power to dictate US immigration policy

This post was originally published on this siteThe Biden administration will ask the Supreme Court on Tuesday to allow it to terminate a Trump-era border policy known as “Remain in Mexico,” a case that will be a test of the White House’s ability to dictate immigration policy.

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Lawmakers return to a busy week in Washington. Here’s what we’re watching.

Lawmakers return to a busy week in Washington. Here’s what we’re watching.

This post was originally published on this siteLawmakers return to Washington this week with a lot to consider.

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As Biden plans to lift Title 42, Democrats want details on how he’ll address influx

As Biden plans to lift Title 42, Democrats want details on how he’ll address influx

This post was originally published on this site Some key Senate Democrats and candidates have come out this week and expressed reservations about the Biden administration’s decision to lift Title 42 by May 23. (Image credit: Eugene Garcia/AP)

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Beto O’Rourke threads careful needle on border policy as Democrats grapple with the issue

Beto O’Rourke threads careful needle on border policy as Democrats grapple with the issue

This post was originally published on this site By James Barragán and Patrick Svitek, The Texas Tribune April 18, 2022. Beto O’Rourke had called for an end to Title 42 for months. He said the emergency health order from the federal government, which allows officials to turn away migrants at...

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Democrats in tough races revolt over Biden administration border move

Democrats in tough races revolt over Biden administration border move

This post was originally published on this siteThe decision to end a public health order used to expel migrants has resounded on the campaign trail as Republicans eye a potent midterm wedge issue.

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