Border Patrol Will Release Migrants From Custody The Minute Title 42 Ends, Officials Say
Border Patrol agents will release aliens from custody the moment Title 42 ends, two senior agency officials tell the Washington Free Beacon.
The move is meant to provide relief for authorities on the southern border as holding facilities reach maximum capacity following an expected migrant surge. The policy removes tracking mechanisms and check-in requirements usually given to migrants released while awaiting asylum hearings. It is unclear whether the revised policy has any mechanisms in place to ensure aliens will comply with future asylum summons.
Experts anticipate that up to 14,000 aliens...