Title 42, the xenophobic Trump-era migrant policy, is dead (again)
Title 42, the xenophobic policy that allowed U.S. officials to turn migrants away at the border because of Covid, was ruled unconstitutional by a judge who put an end to it Monday.
Title 42 is a holdover from the Trump administration that was conceived by white nationalist White House adviser Stephen Miller. Effectively, the policy allowed the Trump administration to bar millions of migrants from entering the United States, where they would legally be allowed to request asylum.
As NBC News explained:
Since the Trump administration implemented the rule in March 2020 because...