Judge says CDC can’t end the Title 42 rule that allows for quick expulsion of migrants – CBS News, May 20, 2022

(Update: The U.S. Supreme Court has denied a request to put the lower court’s ruling on hold, keeping Title 42 in place for now while the issue is being litigated.)The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) cannot move forward with a plan to discontinue pandemic-related emergency rules that allow U.S. border agents to rapidly expel migrants to Mexico or their home countries on public health grounds, a federal judge in Louisiana ruled Friday.

Judge Robert Summerhays of the U.S. District Court in Lafayette, Louisiana, issued a preliminary injunction blocking the Biden administration from ending the restrictions, known as Title 42, on May 23, when the CDC had planned to stop authorizing the border expulsions.

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