April 26, 2022
By Nick Miroff, Marianna Sotomayor, Maria Sacchetti and Seung Min Kim
A federal judge in Louisiana said Monday that he intends to block the Biden administration’s plans to wind down the pandemic-era border restrictions known as Title 42, siding with Republican attorneys general who argued that their states are already overwhelmed by soaring numbers of migrants.
The pending order from U.S. District Judge Robert R. Summerhays, a Trump appointee in the Western District of Louisiana, is likely to stop the Biden administration from phasing out the restrictions ahead of a May 23 deadline set by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention for the Title 42 measures to expire.
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