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    Biden officials release updated post-Title 42 plan amid bipartisan criticism.
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    Facing criticism over its decision to phase out a pandemic-related border expulsion rule known as Title 42, the Biden administration released updated plans. [The plan includes]: surging personnel to the border; expanding migrant processing capacity; deporting, detaining or prosecuting migrants; securing assistance from border organizations, cracking down on human smugglers and deterring migration.
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    One of the plan's key components is the expansion of expedited removal, a fast-track deportation process created in 1996, to deport migrants who do not ask for humanitarian refuge or who fail initial asylum screenings. Officials said asylum-seekers fleeing violence will have access to humanitarian protection.
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    The administration official said expedited removal would be used to deport some Central Americans back to their home countries, as opposed to expelling them to Mexico under Title 42, which could allow them to attempt to enter the U.S. illegally multiple times.
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Who was included in President Biden's first wave of pardons and commutations?


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How will Harvard use its new $100 million reparations fund?


    Harvard President Lawrence Bacow established the Committee on Harvard and the Legacy of Slavery in November 2019 to "understand and address the enduring legacy of slavery" within Harvard. The announced...

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