U.S. District Judge Drew Tipton issued a preliminary injunction sought by Texas, which argued the moratorium violated federal law and risked imposing additional costs on the state.
Friday marks a key milestone in unraveling one of former U.S. president Donald Trump's cornerstone policies to deter people from seeking protection from persecution.
Biden also wants to raise admissions to 125,000 by 2022 — eight times the limit Trump set.
In the best of circumstances, enacting such a broad range of legislation would be difficult. But in a narrowly divided Congress, it could be impossible.
The legislation puts Biden on track to deliver on a major campaign promise after four years of Donald Trump's restrictive policies and mass deportations.
The Guatemalan government said roads reopened to traffic after troops with batons and plastic shields closed in on the migrants, who then boarded buses back to Honduras.
The Department of Homeland Security said it is accepting new applications, petitions for two-year renewals as well as requests for permission to temporarily leave the U.S.
The judge ruled that Acting Department of Homeland Security Secretary Chad Wolf assumed his position unlawfully and therefore didn't have the authority to suspend the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program.
The women have alleged a doctor has been operating on migrant women without their consent or performing procedures that were medically unnecessary and potentially endangered their ability to have children.
With just days to go before a meeting with Canadian officials, advocates are still trying to secure Kenneth's release from U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, or ICE.
Miller also forecast a broader offensive against so-called ``sanctuary'' jurisdictions that limit co-operation with federal immigration authorities.
The American Civil Liberties Union has sued over the Trump administration's "zero-tolerance" family separation practice.
The odds of a large migrant caravan reaching the U.S. border, already low, have grown increasingly slim over the past year due to increased action from Mexico to disperse them.
In its latest report, the group also said that rival authorities in eastern Libya forcibly expelled several thousand migrants ``without due process or the opportunity to challenge their deportation.''