- The number of migrants encountered at the southern U.S. border dropped 50% in the three days after the Biden administration deactivated Title 42, the public health rule that drastically eliminated migration during the pandemic, U.S. officials said Monday.
- The number in the past three days was compared to the three days prior to the sunsetting of Title 42 on Friday.
- The number of migrant trying to come to the U.S. was expected to surge after the policy change.
- Still, a large number of migrants are still in U.S. custody, although the number has fallen “significantly” since last week, said Blas Nunez-Neto, the Department of Homeland Security’s assistant secretary for border and immigration policy.
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