Title 42, a pandemic-era immigration program that allowed for the quick expulsion of migrants at the border, ended on May 11. Yet thousands of people continue to come to the border seeking entry into the United States, sparking concern among border control and immigration advocates alike.
The Biden administration announced new policies this week that would help migrants seek new legal pathways to enter the U.S. but also tamp down on illegal entry into the U.S.
But there is concern that efforts from lawmakers and the White House will not address the number of people trying to enter the country; Title 42 has been used more than 2.8 million times to remove migrants.
PBS NewsHour digital anchor Nicole Ellis spoke with immigration researcher and consultant Cris Ramón about the end of Title 42.
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