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.