FIRST ON FOX: More than a dozen House Republicans on Friday warned the Biden administration against ending Title 42, a Trump-era policy that allows the rapid expulsion of migrants at the border due to public health concerns related to the COVID-19 pandemic — they said that such a move would be “disastrous.”
“Ending Title 42 would be nothing short of disastrous and further fuel the influx of migrants flooding our border; we will see the border crisis reach an irreversible climax,” the letter to Health and Human Services Secretary Xavier Becerra, led by Rep. Byron Donalds, R-Fla., and signed by 13 other Republicans, says.
UN URGES BIDEN TO END TITLE 42 RESTRICTIONS THAT ALLOW FOR MIGRANT REMOVALS DUE TO COVID 19 RISK
“Without Title 42, the already inundated facilities would explode with migrants, and our nation would suffer lasting and irreparable consequences,” they warn.
The Trump administration implemented “Title 42” public health restrictions in response to the coronavirus pandemic in March 2020, established through the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
The restrictions allow for the rapid expulsion of migrants at the border for public health reasons, and has led to hundreds of thousands of migrants being quickly turned back from the border. Migrants are expelled within minutes and without the need for detention.
The Biden administration has not
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