The measures will expand “parole” to allow 30,000 migrants from Cuba, Nicaragua, Haiti and Venezuela each month. Those who attempt to migrate through the region without authorization will risk a rapid “expulsion” to Mexico. The administration plans to expand its use of the pandemic-era Title 42 public health policy. Administrative measures will expand and expedite legal pathways for orderly migration. The measures are likely to draw legal challenges from immigration advocacy groups. Biden campaigned on the promise that his administration’s immigration system would be “safe, orderly and humane,” but his pivot toward amped up enforcement suggests the White House sees immigration as a liability.
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