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Title 42 Litigation Update (Huisha-Huisha, Aug. 2, 2021)

August 02, 2021 (1 min read)

Ted Hesson, Reuters, Aug. 2, 2021

"Pro-migrant groups will restart litigation that aims to block the United States from expelling migrant families at the U.S.-Mexico border during the coronavirus pandemic, saying the policy illegally cuts off access to asylum.  The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU), the leading group representing migrant families barred under the expulsion order, said in a joint court filing with the the U.S. Department of Justice on Monday that negotiations to resolve the matter had “reached an impasse” and that a lawsuit to halt the policy should resume."