‘Title 42’ To Remain In Place Until States Present Arguments

The Supreme Court agreed to hear oral arguments in February and rule on if the states will be allowed to intervene with the termination of 'Title 42' or not.

On Tuesday, the Supreme Court made an executive decision to allow ‘Title 42’ to remain in effect for now.

The Trump-era immigration measure was put into place when COVID-19 spread and became a world wide pandemic. It was implemented in attempt to keep immigrants at the border and not crossing into the country.

The termination of ‘Title 42’ was supposed to go into effect last Wednesday. The court voted 5-4 to grant an emergency request by 19 Republican state attorneys generals who fought to keep the policy in effect.

Those who oppose the policy argue that the centers for disease control and prevention’s implementation of the policy was “arbitrary and capricious.”

Those for the policy argue that at a time when border crossing is already high, ending ‘Title 42’ would result in a surge of people entering the U.S. where they would wait for years for court dates if they pass initial interviews with authorities.

The Supreme Court agreed to hear oral arguments in February and rule on if the states will be allowed to intervene with the termination of ‘Title 42’ or not.

An official decision is due by the end of June.