USA Today: As Biden hunts for answers to migrant crisis, his policies are increasingly tied up in court

IRLI In The News

January 9, 2023

By John Fritze

President Joe Biden hopes to broker a solution to the migrant crisis when he meets with his Mexican and Canadian counterparts this week, but his efforts may be limited by the fact that much of his immigration agenda remains tied up in court.

The Supreme Court recently paused the administration’s ability to end the pandemic-era Title 42 policy, which allows for the swift removal of some migrants. A federal court in Texas last month once again blocked Biden from shutting down the controversial “Remain in Mexico” policy. And experts predict the president’s latest proposal, to expedite the removal of some migrants, will immediately wind up in federal court – just as it did when President Donald Trump tried a similar idea four years ago.  

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