“The United States is getting ready to lift “Title 42,” the COVID-19 restrictions that have blocked migrants caught at the U.S.-Mexico border from seeking asylum since 2020.
“It is a major policy shift with humanitarian and political implications, especially for border cities like San Diego. Here’s what you need to know about Title 42 and what comes next.
“What Is Title 42?
“The COVID restrictions, known as Title 42, were first implemented under President Donald Trump in March 2020 at the beginning of the pandemic.
“At the time, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said the order was needed to stem the spread of the coronavirus in crowded detention settings.”
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