Live updates: What the Texas border looks like after Title 42
The pandemic-era policy known as Title 42 ended Thursday night. The restriction had 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 — today, sharing updates here and on Marfa Public Radio. Follow along as we document the story unfold in real time.
- Here's everything we saw on the border on Thursday.
- Title 42 was meant to slow COVID at the border. It's being used to manage migration
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