Tens of thousands of migrants waiting on U.S. doorstep

Posted on AllSides May 25th, 2022
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As many as 50,000 migrants are waiting in Mexican shelters for a chance to cross the border, hoping to run out the clock on Title 42, the COVID-era rule limiting entry to the U.S., according to internal documents reviewed by Axios.

Why it matters: That's double the estimate from back in March, when Axios first reported on the government's preparations for a "mass migration event."

The administration's internal data now counts about 8,000 people attempting to cross the southwest border each day — an enormous number.

It reflects growing numbers of...

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