Migrants near US border face cold wait for key asylum ruling


              Migrants seek refuge from winter weather in a crowded shelter near the U.S. border in Ciudad Juárez, Mexico, on Thursday, Dec. 22, 2022. Hundreds of migrants are gathered in unusually frigid cold temperatures along the Mexican-U.S. border near El Paso, Texas, awaiting a U.S. Supreme Court decision on whether and when to lift pandemic-era restrictions that prevent many from seeking asylum. (AP Photo/Morgan Lee)
            
              Pastor Elias Rodriguez of Casa Nueva Voz, right, greets immigrants as they seek refuge from winter weather in a shelter near the U.S. border in Ciudad Juárez, Mexico, on Thursday, Dec. 22, 2022.  Hundreds of migrants are gathered in unusually frigid cold temperatures along the Mexican-U.S. border near El Paso, Texas, awaiting a U.S. Supreme Court decision on whether and when to lift pandemic-era restrictions that prevent many from seeking asylum.(AP Photo/Morgan Lee)
            
              Migrants seek refuge from winter weather in a crowded shelter near the U.S. border with Mexico in Ciudad Juárez, Mexico, on Thursday, Dec. 22, 2022. Hundreds of migrants are gathered in unusually frigid cold temperatures along the Mexican-U.S. border near El Paso, Texas, awaiting a U.S. Supreme Court decision on whether and when to lift pandemic-era restrictions that prevent many from seeking asylum. (AP Photo/Morgan Lee)
            
              Migrants seek refuge from winter weather in a crowded shelter near the U.S. border in Ciudad Juárez, Mexico, on Thursday, Dec. 22, 2022. Hundreds of migrants are gathered in unusually frigid cold temperatures along the Mexican-U.S. border near El Paso, Texas, awaiting a U.S. Supreme Court decision on whether and when to lift pandemic-era restrictions that prevent many from seeking asylum. (AP Photo/Morgan Lee)
            
              A Venezuelan migrant holds a child up as he climbs a river bank onto U.S territory, after crossing the Rio Grande river from Matamoros, Mexico, Thursday, Dec. 22, 2022. Migrants are waiting on a pending U.S. Supreme Court decision on asylum restrictions. (AP Photo/Fernando Llano)
            
              Venezuelan migrants build a campfire to keep warm at a makeshift camp along the Rio Grande river bank in Matamoros, Mexico, Thursday, Dec. 22, 2022. Migrants are waiting on a pending U.S. Supreme Court decision on asylum restrictions. (AP Photo/Fernando Llano)
            
              A Venezuelan migrant texts at a makeshift camp set up alongside a river bank in Matamoros, Mexico, Thursday, Dec. 22, 2022. Migrants are waiting on a pending U.S. Supreme Court decision on asylum restrictions. (AP Photo/Fernando Llano)
            
              Venezuelan migrants crowd around an outdoor bonfire as temperatures plummet in Ciudad Juárez, Mexico, on Thursday, Dec. 22, 2022.  Hundreds of migrants are gathered in unusually frigid cold temperatures along the Mexican-U.S. border near El Paso, Texas, awaiting a U.S. Supreme Court decision on whether and when to lift pandemic-era restrictions that prevent many from seeking asylum.(AP Photo/Morgan Lee)
            
              Migrants seek refuge from winter weather in a crowded shelter near the U.S. border in Ciudad Juárez, Mexico, on Thursday, Dec. 22, 2022. Hundreds of migrants are gathered in unusually frigid cold temperatures along the Mexican-U.S. border near El Paso, Texas, awaiting a U.S. Supreme Court decision on whether and when to lift pandemic-era restrictions that prevent many from seeking asylum. (AP Photo/Morgan Lee)
            
              Pastor Elias Rodriguez of Casa Nueva Voz, right, greets immigrants as they seek refuge from winter weather in a shelter near the U.S. border in Ciudad Juárez, Mexico, on Thursday, Dec. 22, 2022.  Hundreds of migrants are gathered in unusually frigid cold temperatures along the Mexican-U.S. border near El Paso, Texas, awaiting a U.S. Supreme Court decision on whether and when to lift pandemic-era restrictions that prevent many from seeking asylum.(AP Photo/Morgan Lee)
            
              Migrants seek refuge from winter weather in a crowded shelter near the U.S. border with Mexico in Ciudad Juárez, Mexico, on Thursday, Dec. 22, 2022. Hundreds of migrants are gathered in unusually frigid cold temperatures along the Mexican-U.S. border near El Paso, Texas, awaiting a U.S. Supreme Court decision on whether and when to lift pandemic-era restrictions that prevent many from seeking asylum. (AP Photo/Morgan Lee)
            
              Migrants seek refuge from winter weather in a crowded shelter near the U.S. border in Ciudad Juárez, Mexico, on Thursday, Dec. 22, 2022. Hundreds of migrants are gathered in unusually frigid cold temperatures along the Mexican-U.S. border near El Paso, Texas, awaiting a U.S. Supreme Court decision on whether and when to lift pandemic-era restrictions that prevent many from seeking asylum. (AP Photo/Morgan Lee)
            
              A Venezuelan migrant holds a child up as he climbs a river bank onto U.S territory, after crossing the Rio Grande river from Matamoros, Mexico, Thursday, Dec. 22, 2022. Migrants are waiting on a pending U.S. Supreme Court decision on asylum restrictions. (AP Photo/Fernando Llano)
            
              Venezuelan migrants crowd around an outdoor bonfire as temperatures plummet in Ciudad Juárez, Mexico, on Thursday, Dec. 22, 2022.  Hundreds of migrants are gathered in unusually frigid cold temperatures along the Mexican-U.S. border near El Paso, Texas, awaiting a U.S. Supreme Court decision on whether and when to lift pandemic-era restrictions that prevent many from seeking asylum. (AP Photo/Morgan Lee)
            
              Venezuelan migrants build a campfire to keep warm at a makeshift camp along the Rio Grande river bank in Matamoros, Mexico, Thursday, Dec. 22, 2022. Migrants are waiting on a pending U.S. Supreme Court decision on asylum restrictions. (AP Photo/Fernando Llano)
            
              A Venezuelan migrant texts at a makeshift camp set up alongside a river bank in Matamoros, Mexico, Thursday, Dec. 22, 2022. Migrants are waiting on a pending U.S. Supreme Court decision on asylum restrictions. (AP Photo/Fernando Llano)
            
              Venezuelan migrants crowd around an outdoor bonfire as temperatures plummet in Ciudad Juárez, Mexico, on Thursday, Dec. 22, 2022.  Hundreds of migrants are gathered in unusually frigid cold temperatures along the Mexican-U.S. border near El Paso, Texas, awaiting a U.S. Supreme Court decision on whether and when to lift pandemic-era restrictions that prevent many from seeking asylum.(AP Photo/Morgan Lee)
            
              Venezuelan migrants attempt to cross a river towards U.S territory from a river bank in Matamoros, Mexico, Thursday, Dec. 22, 2022. (AP Photo/Fernando Llano)
            
              Venezuelan migrants deported from the U.S., walk into Matamoros, Mexico, Thursday, Dec. 22, 2022. (AP Photo/Fernando Llano)
            
              Venezuelan migrants deported from the U.S. walk into Matamoros, Mexico, Thursday, Dec. 22, 2022. (AP Photo/Fernando Llano)
            
              Venezuelan migrants attempt to cross a river towards U.S territory from a river bank in Matamoros, Mexico, Thursday, Dec. 22, 2022. (AP Photo/Fernando Llano)
            
              Venezuelan migrants cross a river towards U.S territory from a river bank in Matamoros, Mexico, Thursday, Dec. 22, 2022. (AP Photo/Fernando Llano)
            
              Venezuelan migrants cross a river towards U.S territory from a river bank in Matamoros, Mexico, Thursday, Dec. 22, 2022. (AP Photo/Fernando Llano)
            
              A Venezuelan national flag flies over a makeshift camp of migrants on a river bank in  Matamoros, Mexico, Thursday, Dec. 22, 2022. (AP Photo/Fernando Llano)
            
              A Venezuelan migrant serves himself a plate of pasta at a makeshift camp of migrants on a river bank in Matamoros, Mexico, Thursday, Dec. 22, 2022. (AP Photo/Fernando Llano)
            
              Venezuelan migrants cross a river from Matamoros, Mexico, Thursday, Dec. 22, 2022, towards U.S territory. (AP Photo/Fernando Llano)
            
              A National Guardsman receives a toddler as Venezuelan migrants climb onto U.S territory after crossing a river from Matamoros, Mexico, Thursday, Dec. 22, 2022. (AP Photo/Fernando Llano)
            
              A National Guardsman holds onto a toddler as Venezuelan migrants climb onto U.S territory after crossing a river from Matamoros, Mexico, Thursday, Dec. 22, 2022. (AP Photo/Fernando Llano)
            
              A Venezuelan migrant holds onto a child as he climbs a river bank onto U.S territory, after crossing a river from Matamoros, Mexico, Thursday, Dec. 22, 2022. (AP Photo/Fernando Llano)
            
              Venezuelan migrants climb onto U.S territory after crossing a river from Matamoros, Mexico, Thursday, Dec. 22, 2022. (AP Photo/Fernando Llano)
            
              A Venezuelan migrant holds onto a child as he climbs a river bank onto U.S territory, after crossing a river from Matamoros, Mexico, Thursday, Dec. 22, 2022. (AP Photo/Fernando Llano)
            
              A Venezuelan migrant feeds her daughter at a makeshift camp set up along a river bank, in Matamoros, Mexico, Thursday, Dec. 22, 2022. (AP Photo/Fernando Llano)
            
              Venezuelan migrants line up to receive a ticket for a date application for asylum in the U.S., in Matamoros, Mexico, Thursday, Dec. 22, 2022. (AP Photo/Fernando Llano)
            
              Venezuelan migrants line up to receive a ticket for a date application for asylum in the U.S., in Matamoros, Mexico, Thursday, Dec. 22, 2022. (AP Photo/Fernando Llano)
            
              Venezuelan migrants build a campfire to keep warm at a makeshift camp along a river bank in Matamoros, Mexico, Thursday, Dec. 22, 2022. (AP Photo/Fernando Llano)
            
              Venezuelan migrants huddle near an oil drum bonfire for warmth at a makeshift camp along a river bank in Matamoros, Mexico, Thursday, Dec. 22, 2022. (AP Photo/Fernando Llano)
            
              A Venezuelan migrant sits for a haircut at a makeshift camp alongside a river bank in Matamoros, Mexico, Thursday, Dec. 22, 2022. (AP Photo/Fernando Llano)
            
              A Venezuelan migrant and tents are silhouetted against an evening sky at a makeshift camp set up alongside a river bank in Matamoros, Mexico, Thursday, Dec. 22, 2022. (AP Photo/Fernando Llano)
            
              A Venezuelan migrant boy wears angel wings at a makeshift camp of migrant, in Matamoros, Mexico, Thursday, Dec. 22, 2022. (AP Photo/Fernando Llano)
            
              Venezuelan migrants play soccer at a makeshift camp alongside a river bank in Matamoros, Mexico, Thursday, Dec. 22, 2022. (AP Photo/Fernando Llano)
            
              Venezuelan migrants camp alongside a river bank in Matamoros, Mexico, Thursday, Dec. 22, 2022. (AP Photo/Fernando Llano)
            
              A Venezuelan national flag marked with a message that reads in Spanish: "Help me," is flown over a tent at a makeshift camp of migrants set up along  a river bank in Matamoros, Mexico, Thursday, Dec. 22, 2022. (AP Photo/Fernando Llano)
            
              A Venezuelan migrant texts at a makeshift camp of migrants, set up alongside a river bank in Matamoros, Mexico, Thursday, Dec. 22, 2022. (AP Photo/Fernando Llano)
            
              A Venezuelan migrant couple kiss outside their tent at a makeshift camp of migrants on a river bank in Matamoros, Mexico, Thursday, Dec. 22, 2022. (AP Photo/Fernando Llano)
            
              Venezuelan migrants play soccer at a makeshift campson a river bank in Matamoros, Mexico, Thursday, Dec. 22, 2022. (AP Photo/Fernando Llano)
Migrants near US border face cold wait for key asylum ruling