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Federal Judge Bars Biden Administration’s Use of Trump-Era Rule to Fast-Track Deportations

HeadlineSep 17, 2021

A federal judge in Washington, D.C., has blocked the Biden administration from enforcing Title 42 — a Trump-era policy that allows immigration authorities to expel asylum seekers at the U.S.-Mexico border without due process, citing the pandemic as justification. The court’s order takes effect in 14 days. It’s a landmark victory for the American Civil Liberties Union and several immigrant rights groups who condemned Title 42 as “cruel and lawless.”

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