Supreme Court Blocks Biden's Plan to End Title 42

Supreme Court Blocks Biden's Plan to End Title 42

Supreme Court Blocks Biden's Plan to End Title 42

The Supreme Court on Wednesday blocked the Biden administration's plan to end Title 42, a Trump-era policy that allowed the government to expel migrants at the border without giving them a chance to seek asylum.

The 6-3 decision was a major victory for Republican-led states that had challenged the Biden administration's plan. The court's conservatives, led by Chief Justice John Roberts, said that the administration had not adequately considered the public health consequences of ending Title 42.

The Biden administration had argued that Title 42 was no longer necessary because the COVID-19 pandemic was no longer a public health emergency. But the court's conservatives said that the administration had not provided enough evidence to support that claim.

The decision is a major setback for the Biden administration, which had hoped to end Title 42 by May 23. The administration is now expected to appeal the decision to the Supreme Court.

In the meantime, Title 42 will remain in effect, which means that the government will continue to expel migrants at the border without giving them a chance to seek asylum.

The decision is likely to lead to an increase in the number of migrants trying to cross the border illegally. The number of migrants crossing the border has already increased significantly in recent months, and the Biden administration has struggled to deal with the influx.

The decision is also likely to lead to further legal challenges to the Biden administration's immigration policies. The Trump administration had used Title 42 to expel millions of migrants at the border, and the Biden administration had hoped to end the policy as part of its broader effort to reform the immigration system.

The Supreme Court's decision is a major setback for the Biden administration's immigration agenda. It is unclear how the administration will now proceed in its efforts to reform the immigration system.