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Court Limits Biden's Use of Covid Policy to Expel 'Families Fleeing Danger'

Posted on AllSides March 5th, 2022
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Human rights advocates on Friday celebrated a key victory in federal court while also pressuring U.S. President Joe Biden to fully end what one critic called a "sham public health order" to expel immigrants seeking safety.

Biden and Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas have faced intense criticism for continuing the Trump administration's policy of using Title 42 authority to expel immigrants on public health grounds during the Covid-19 pandemic.

Karla Marisol Vargas, senior attorney at the Texas Civil Rights Project, was among those who welcomed the new ruling in Huisha-Huisha v. Mayorkas from a three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of...

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