The Biden administration has been turning away undocumented immigrants without allowing them the chance to apply for asylum.
Immigrant rights proponents hoped that Biden would immediately retire a Trump-era policy known as Title 42, which, citing the coronavirus pandemic, essentially closed the border, even to asylum seekers. He hasn’t.
These Central American families crossed from Reynosa, Mexico into the Rio Grande Valley in South Texas earlier this week. They were then put on a plane, flown to El Paso, and escorted across the Paso del Norte bridge to nearby Juarez, with no explanation.
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