Every day, thousands of migrants cross the southern border of the United States illegally. Fleeing violence, authoritarian states and extreme poverty, they brave the dangerous journey in the hope that once they cross into the United States, they can stay.

Over the past few years, illegal border crossings have been historically high — part of what the United Nations identified as a global migration trend. But U.S. officials expect the numbers to grow even higher at the southern border in the coming days because a pandemic-era health rule, called Title 42, will no longer be in force. More illegal crossings […]

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By Donato