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Texas border towns fear massive new surge

As many as 100,000 migrants are waiting in Mexico to cross into the U.S. any day now, Texas Gov. Greg Abbott warned Monday as officials await fallout from the Biden administration’s plan to end Title 42 enforcement.The Trump-era health order allowed border agents to quickly expel illegal immigrants during a public health emergency such as the COVID-19 pandemic, but the U.S. Centers for Disease Cntrol and Prevention announced it would end the authority effective Monday. A federal judge in Louisiana on Friday blocked that plan, and ordered the Biden administration to continue enforcing Title 42.
“There are maybe as many as 100,000 migrants who are across the border waiting to cross into the state of Texas,” Abbott said during a news conference in Eagle Pass Monday afternoon. “And w …

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