Statement From BBT Executive Director Danielle Melfi on Title 42 Decision
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: May 20, 2022
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STATEMENT FROM BUILDING BACK TOGETHER EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR DANIELLE MELFI ON TITLE 42 DECISION
WASHINGTON, D.C. — After a federal judge in Louisiana blocked the CDC from ending the health directive around Title 42, Building Back Together Executive Director Danielle Melfi released the following statement:
“This decision is disappointing and does not align with the best interests of our country, public health, or the priorities of the Biden-Harris Administration. Title 42 is a health authority – not an immigration policy – and the decision to determine when it is in effect should reside solely with the CDC.
“We stand in solidarity with the immigrant community in light of this harmful ruling, and support the Biden-Harris Administration’s decision to appeal.”