DHS indefinitely extends, expands border asylum ban

The latest extension of a Trump administration order barring entry of unauthorized migrants at the southern and northern border will remain in place indefinitely and includes an expansion that also bans entry from coastal ports.

The extension of border restrictions originally announced in March stem from a public health order by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The order will remain in place until the CDC “determines the serious danger from COVID-19 has ceased,” acting Secretary of Homeland Security Chad Wolf said in a statement late Tuesday.

“This order has been one of the most critical tools the Department has used to prevent the further spread of the

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