Biden Administration Relaxing Trump-era Pandemic Rules at Border • "The Biden Administration has reportedly loosened a Trump-era border policy to contain the spread of the Chinese coronavirus to allow “vulnerable populations” such as transgender people to enter the U.S. and seek asylum. On Wednesday, El Paso Matters learned from the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and migrant advocacy groups of the new exception to the policy (commonly referred to as Title 42). Under Title 42, U.S. Border Patrol agents, overseen by the DHS, are allowed to immediately deport some illegal immigrants before they can legally apply for asylum, all to stem the spreading of the virus. An unnamed DHS spokesperson ... read more •!