New process for asylum cases at the border unveiled by Biden administration

Attempting to clear court backlog, immigration officials can now determine migrant claims at border

By: - March 25, 2022 4:00 am

While the Biden administration has haltingly restarted the asylum system along the southwest border, only a small number of asylum seekers whose situations are considered the most urgent have been allowed to cross the border with Title 42 exceptions. Thousands of asylum-seekers remain stuck in precarious conditions. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

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Ariana Figueroa
Ariana Figueroa

Ariana covers the nation's capital for States Newsroom. Her areas of coverage include politics and policy, lobbying, elections and campaign finance.

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