[Ed. – Just what he — and more importantly the country — need like a hole in the head. COVID cases among migrants in Rio Grande Valley sector surge 900%.]
Amid a record-smashing surge of illegal immigration to America involving upward of 170,000 crossers a month, President Biden is considering ending a public health order that allows US border officials to turn away migrant families in Mexico, according to a report.
Title 42 — the policy established through the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to prevent COVID-19 from hitting the US — allows Customs and Border Protection to expel migrants to avoid the virus’ spread in holding facilities.
The public health order, enacted by President Donald Trump in March 2020, has not been reversed by Biden despite continued pressure from immigration activists, human rights groups and the American Civil Liberties Union.
Biden, Axios reported Monday, is considering ending the order — which has resulted in tens of thousands of migrant family members being sent away — as early as July 31.