Live updates: The Texas border braces for the end of Title 42
At 11 p.m. CST today, Title 42 will end. The restriction has allowed the U.S. to quickly send migrants — even those seeking asylum — out of the country since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic.
What will the end of Title 42 mean for migrants, Texans living on the border, and immigration as we know it? The Texas Newsroom's reporters will be on the border — from El Paso to Big Bend to the Rio Grande Valley — Thursday and Friday, sharing updates here and on Marfa Public Radio.
- Title 42 was meant to slow COVID at the border. It's being used to manage migration
- U.S. anticipates an increase in asylum-seekers as Title 42 is set to end
- Migrants in El Paso count themselves lucky ahead of Title 42's expiration next week
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