A federal judge has temporarily blocked President Joe Biden from ending Title 42, a rule allowing ICE to expel illegal immigrants for health reasons.
Biden had planned to end Title 42 on May 23, but a lawsuit by 24 state attorneys general resulted in the temporary injunction.
Judge Robert Summerhays, in the Western District of Louisiana, granted a preliminary injunction stopping the plan.
“Today’s ruling is a significant win as Title 42 is one of the few policies that is actually working,” Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich said. “I’m grateful to the court for upholding the rule of law and helping maintain some level of sanity as we continue to battle the Biden-made border crisis.”
DHS said it was planning for 18,000 migrants a day trying to cross the border after Title 42 was ended, which is triple the current number.
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