A big group of illegal immigrants and activists marched from Sacred Heart Church in Segundo Barrio, Texas, to the El Paso County Courthouse.
Many of the undocumented immigrants contacted by KXAN Austin claim to be protesting terrible living conditions.
Others informed the news source that they are protesting the Supreme Court’s decision on Title 42.
Two protesters went as far as tying themselves to crosses and holding the banner Title 42 above their heads.
Most of them said they were marching against the extension of Title 42, which was announced Dec. 27. https://t.co/3gItMSVMi6— KXAN News (@KXAN_News) January 1, 2023
The Supreme Court stopped the Biden administration’s plans to repeal Title 42 in December.
Title 42 was first enacted during WWII to protect the country’s general health and safety.
It allows the federal government the authority to control travel and immigration in order to avoid disease transmission.
Seriously? You are here illegally. This is ridiculous. https://t.co/wnE0fkM4WH— MotherFoulker (@MotherFoulker) January 1, 2023
Recently, Trump invoked Title 42 in order to halt mass immigration into the United States in order to protect public health.