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Karine Jean-Pierre says Biden administration is ‘prepared’ for end of Title 42

White House Press Secretary Karine Jean-Pierre answered a number of questions about the upcoming expiry of Title 42 on Dec. 21, although she did not when it came to details of how the Biden administration will address the expected influx of illegal immigrants will provide details.

Jean-Pierre told reporters the government is working to create a plan to deal with migrants crossing the border illegally after December 21.

Migrants cross the US-Mexico border.  (Fox News)

Migrants cross the US-Mexico border. (Fox News)
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A court ordered the Biden administration to cease powers under Title 42 — a public health order that has been used to repatriate migrants to Mexico since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic — after it was found to be unlawful is.

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According to the Department of Homeland Security, an estimated 9,000 to 15,000 migrants could cross each day after Title 42 expires.

When asked about the DHS warning and the estimated number of people expected to cross the border after the agency was removed, Jean-Pierre remained blank.

Migrants get out of a dump truck.

Migrants get out of a dump truck.
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“Listen, I don’t have an estimate to give you,” she said, before pointing the reporter to a six-point plan released by DHS.

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Jean-Pierre also pointed out that Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas was at the border recently to talk about the six-point plan.

Mayorkas visited El Paso, Texas earlier this week and made several statements on the website about the expiry of Title 42.

Alejandro Mayorkas visited US Customs and Border Protection in El Paso, Texas on Tuesday.

Alejandro Mayorkas visited US Customs and Border Protection in El Paso, Texas on Tuesday.
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“Once the Title 42 order is no longer in effect, DHS will process individuals found at the border without proper travel documents through its long-standing Title 8 authorities, which are providing for significant consequences, including the banning of individuals to whom the Denied re-entry for five years,” he said. “One of those consequences is the expedited deportation of individuals, which allows DHS to expeditiously return individuals who do not have legal standing to reside in the United States.”

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He also said smugglers were spreading misinformation to take advantage of vulnerable migrants.

“Let me be clear: Title 42 or not, those that cannot establish legal basis to remain in the United States will be removed,” Mayorkas said.

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