CDC extends policy that allows aliens to be expelled over COVID concerns

Article author: 
Rebecca Morin
Article publisher: 
USA Today
Article date: 
2 August 2021
Article category: 
National News
Article Body: 

The Biden administration extended a Trump-era policy Monday that allows migrants to be expelled to prevent the spread of COVID-19 in holding facilities.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said in a statement that Title 42 "shall remain in effect until the CDC Director determines that the danger of further introduction of COVID-19 into the United States from covered noncitizens has ceased to be a serious danger to the public health, and the Order is no longer necessary to protect the public health." ...

The families who have gone through the expedited removal process could not be expelled under Title 42, but “do not have a legal basis to stay in the United States.” ...

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