Judge: COVID asylum restrictions must continue at border | Health, Medicine and Fitness

By KEVIN McGILL and ELLIOT SPAGAT – Associated Press NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Pandemic-related restrictions on migrants seeking asylum at the southern border must continue, a judge said Friday in an order blocking the Biden administration’s plan to lift them early in next week. The decision was just the latest example of a court derailing … Read more

Migrants cross border amid legal uncertainty over asylum rule | Health, Medicine and Fitness

By ELLIOT SPAGAT – Associated Press EAGLE PASS, Texas (AP) — As U.S. officials waited impatiently, many migrants crossing the border from Mexico on Friday were oblivious to a pending momentous court ruling on whether to maintain pandemic-related powers who refuse a chance to seek asylum on grounds of preventing the spread of COVID-19. The … Read more

Mayorkas visits border to prepare for end of asylum limits | Health, Medicine and Fitness

PA McALLEN, Texas (AP) — Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas said Tuesday that authorities were prepared for an expected increase in the number of migrants crossing the border from Mexico, days before the end of an order of public health after being used to deport almost 2 million people. times without the possibility of applying … Read more

US quietly expands asylum limits while preparing to end them | Health, Medicine and Fitness

By ELLIOT SPAGAT and CHRISTOPHER SHERMAN – Associated Press SAN DIEGO (AP) — The Biden administration has begun deporting Cubans and Nicaraguans to Mexico under pandemic-related powers to deny migrants a chance to seek asylum, expanding use of the rule even If she says publicly she tried to untie her, officials said Wednesday. The United … Read more