Title 42, a public health authority that has reduced the influx of illegal immigrants since the middle of the 2000s, will be terminated by the Obama administration on May 11. President Joe Biden appears to be counting down the days.
In 2020, President Trump utilized Title 42 to swiftly deport illegal immigrants back to Mexico in the wake of a pandemic of Chinese coronavirus. Public health required this action.
More than 2.5 million persons were deported under Title 42 for unlawfully entering the country.
However, Biden aims to remove the authority in roughly a month, which, according to his administration, might result in more than 400,000 illegal border crossers and immigrants every month.
New Orleans would have more residents if this many tourists visited each month.
The DHS Office of Immigration Statistics estimates that between 11,000 and 13,000 “encounters” at the border will occur after the Title 42 public health order is published. Assuming no additional policy adjustments are made.
Tens of thousands more enter the United States illegally every month, bypassing Border Patrol personnel.
President of the National Border Patrol Council Brandon Judd stated last week on Fox News, “First, you have to think about the fact that Title 42 is the only deterrent we have right now.”
Counting all those who have crossed the border illegally and been granted entry, millions of individuals have already been admitted to the United States. [Original emphasis]
Since Title 42 is the only barrier to entry, removing it will allow the remaining 40% to enter as well. Not only that, but it will be the selling point… Surprisingly, there will be a large turnout. [Original emphasis]
If Title 42 is repealed, the administration’s Catch and send network, which includes a vast parole pipeline, may release hundreds of thousands of illegal immigrants into the interior of the United States.
With Biden in office, the United States has let over 4 million migrants to enter the nation without inspection. In the next two years, according to Judd, that figure should quadruple. The inaction of our administration in the face of this out-of-control situation is appalling.
Senate Republicans like Bill Hagerty (R-TN) and Joni Ernst (R-IA) and House Homeland Security Committee Chairman Mark Green (R-TN) support a plan to amend Title 42 to combat the lethal fentanyl epidemic that kills more than 100,000 Americans annually.
Green has not yet proposed legislation to amend Title 42.
According to former government sources, almost the same number of individuals cross the border illegally every month as dwell in Atlanta, Georgia.
Rep. Andy Biggs (R-AZ) predicted in April 2022 that without Title 42, there will be 30,000 daily illegal border crossers and immigrants to the United States. It was reported last year that as many as 6,000 undocumented immigrants were waiting in Tijuana, Mexico, but this year’s surge at the border has been blamed on Breitbart News and the impending end of Title 42.