Ukrainian family turned away at Mexico border allowed into US

Mother and three children were sent back at US-Mexico border under widely denounced US restriction known as Title 42.

Date: March 11th, 2022

Source: Al Jazeera

A Ukrainian mother and her three children have been allowed into the United States after being turned back to Mexico under a widely criticised pandemic measure that bars entry to most asylum seekers who arrive at the US border, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) confirmed.

The San Diego Union-Tribune first reported late on Wednesday that the 34-year-old woman and her children were turned away at the US southern border under Title 42, a contentious policy first invoked by former President Donald Trump in March 2020 due to the coronavirus.

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