Many States Join Appeal to Maintain Title 42

Repeal of the immigration measure is expected to bring exponential numbers of migrants.

Title 42 is set to expire December 21 and nearly 20 states have requested a halt to lifting the immigration rule. The case to lift the pandemic-era rule that allowed the expulsion of migrants to their home countries without allowing requests for asylum is currently before the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals.

The matter will be appealed to the Supreme Court if the appellate court keeps in place the current ruling that lifts Title 42. If the Supreme Court agrees to hear the case, Title 42 may remain in force while litigation proceeds.

Representative Henry Cuellar of Texas said Customs and Border Protection officials had informed him that approximately 50,000 migrants are estimated to be waiting to cross into the U.S. from Mexico once Title 42 is lifted. 

As the Lord Leads, Pray with Us…

  • For the judges in the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals to be discerning in their ruling.
  • For the attorneys general of the states bringing the appeal to retain the immigration measure.
  • For Acting Commissioner Troy Miller as he oversees Customs and Border Protection.

Sources: The Hill, NPR, CBS News 


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