Border mayor says 'now is not the time' for Biden to end Title 42, says his city needs funding

Because of the problems we have with the new [COVID-19] variant that make that an issue, and then to lift Title 42, It is not the appropriate time right now,” Mayor Javier Villalobos told Fox News in an interview with Fox News Digital on Thursday. “Right now is not the time to do it.

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The Biden administration announced this month that it will lift Title 42, which has been used since March 2020 to expel a majority of migrants at the border due to the COVID-19 pandemic, op Mei 23.

Aug. 4, 2021: Asylum seekers arrive at a COVID-19 testing site after being processed by U.S. immigration officials in McAllen, Texas, Amerikaanse. Fotograaf: Veronica G. Cardenas/Bloomberg via Getty Images

Aug. 4, 2021: Asylum seekers arrive at a COVID-19 testing site after being processed by U.S. immigration officials in McAllen, Texas, Amerikaanse. Fotograaf: Veronica G. Cardenas/Bloomberg via Getty Images

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