The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) scheduled the policy to expire on Monday.
“INFRINGED: Federal Court does not allow Biden to terminate Section 42. The court issued a nationwide ban on compliance with Section 42,” said Governor Greg Abbott. wrote in a tweet Friday afternoon.
Hundreds of thousands of illegal aliens have been deported in accordance with the health care order permitted by Section 42 of the U.S. Code. The CDC issued a mandate in March 2020 as part of the federal government’s response to the spread of the coronavirus.
Summerhays decided the Title 42 order would be to continue shall be enforceable as the action for termination is brought. He had previously issued an interim injunction preventing the CDC from carrying out the policy withdrawal.
Republican and Democratic members of Congress have expressed concern that ending this policy will lead to a sharp rise in illegal immigration. The US Department of Homeland Security estimates that up to 18,000 clashes with law enforcement can occur each day.
Chris Magnus, the U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) commissioner, predicted that the number of illegal crossings in the country would increase if the country returned to normal immigration protocols. When CBP gave its prompt update in March, Magnus noted that the agency was “pulling staff and resources to the border” in preparation for new meetings with law enforcement.
DHS Secretary Alejandro Mallorca visited McAllen last week and outlined the federal government’s plan to combat the expected rise in illegal immigration.
У press conferenceMallorca described the “consequence regime” that his department would implement, including “extending rapid removal” for those crossing illegally, and giving asylum officers, not immigration judges, the final say on asylum applications.
The Biden administration is emphasizing its strategy vaccinate illegal aliens as one of the reasons why public health is no longer needed in Chapter 42.