Tag: crossings

  • Why border crossings are down since Title 42 expired

    Why border crossings are down since Title 42 expired

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    Fewer migrants are crossing the southern border of the U.S., and the doomsday scenarios that many politicians feared would follow the expiration of the pandemic-era restrictions known as Title 42 have not materialized. The reasons for the decline in border crossings are still unclear — and the trend still in its infancy — but interviews…

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  • Border crossings dip, but officials still preparing for big surge

    Border crossings dip, but officials still preparing for big surge

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    Pandemic-era limits on asylum known as Title 42 have been rarely discussed among many of tens of thousands of migrants massed on Mexico’s border with the United States. Their eyes were — and are — fixed instead on a new U.S. government mobile app that grants 1,000 people daily an appointment to cross the border…

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  • Listen both ways: Blind walkers winning safer road crossings

    Listen both ways: Blind walkers winning safer road crossings

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    CHICAGO — After a retinal disease left him legally blind, architect John Gleichman was struck by a taxicab while walking home near Chicago’s Lincoln Park Zoo — at the same intersection where a 4-year-old girl was killed by a hit-and-run driver years earlier. Although Maya Hirsch’s death in 2006 ignited a citywide crusade for pedestrian…

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