Federal judge orders Biden to stop using pandemic emergency authority to turn away migrants

U.S. Border Patrol agents load a migrant from Guatemala into a van after he was caught trying to enter the United States illegally, Monday, June 25, 2018, in Hidalgo, Texas. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip) David J. Phillip/AP Federal judge orders Biden to stop using pandemic emergency authority to turn away migrants Anna Giaritelli September 16, 02:57 PMSeptember 16, 03:02 PMA federal judge has ordered the Biden administration not to use its public health authority to turn away any migrant families who illegally cross the southern border into the United States, an abandonment of U.S. policy in effect since the start of the coronavirus pandemic. U.S. District Judge for the District of Columbia Emmet Sullivan wrote in a ruling issued Thursday that any parent or guardian and child under the age of 18 should not be immediately pushed back into Mexico or returned to their country of origin under Title 42, the public health …

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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