May 9, 2023

What the End of Title 42 Means for U.S. Immigration Policy

by The Journal

On Thursday, the pandemic-era border policy known as Title 42 is expected to end. First put in place by the Trump administration, Title 42 allows migrants to be quickly deported at the southern border without a chance to ask for asylum. Now, President Biden is planning to roll out a new immigration policy to take its place. But as WSJ’s Michelle Hackman explains, this new policy is not so different from the one it is replacing. 

Further Reading: 

- Biden’s New Immigration Policy Cements End of Liberal Asylum Rules 

- What Is Title 42? What It Means for Immigration and U.S.-Mexico Border 

Further Listening: 

- What’s Driving Migrants to the Southern Border Now 

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