Tens of thousands wait at border for asylum limits to end


              Two migrant children play at a shelter Wednesday, Dec. 21, 2022, in Tijuana, Mexico. Thousands of migrants gathered along the Mexican side of the southern border Wednesday, camping outside or packing into shelters as they waited for the U.S. Supreme Court to decide whether and when to lift pandemic-era restrictions that have prevented many from seeking asylum. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
            
              Migrant children hold a box filled with food and clothes outside a shelter Wednesday, Dec. 21, 2022, in Tijuana, Mexico. Thousands of migrants gathered along the Mexican side of the southern border Wednesday, camping outside or packing into shelters as they waited for the U.S. Supreme Court to decide whether and when to lift pandemic-era restrictions that have prevented many from seeking asylum. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
            
              Migrants congregate at campfires on the banks of the Rio Grande in Ciudad Juárez, Mexico, as others wade through shallow waters toward the United States and its border wall on Tuesday, Dec. 20, 2022. Restrictions that prevented many from seeking asylum in the U.S. remained in place beyond their anticipated end. (AP Photo/Morgan Lee)
            
              Migrants congregate on the banks of the Rio Grande at the U.S. border with Mexico on Tuesday, Dec. 20, 2022, in El Paso, Texas, where members of the Texas National Guard cordoned off a gap in the U.S. border wall. Restrictions that prevented many from seeking asylum in the U.S. have remained in place beyond their anticipated end. (AP Photo/Morgan Lee)
            
              Haitian migrants hoping to apply for asylum in the U.S., gather along the U.S. Mexico border, as they wait to register with a religious organization, in Reynosa, Mexico, Wednesday, Dec. 21, 2022. (AP Photo/Fernando Llano)
            
              Haitian migrants hoping to apply for asylum in the U.S., gather along the U.S. Mexico border, as they wait to register with a religious organization, in Reynosa, Mexico, Wednesday, Dec. 21, 2022. (AP Photo/Fernando Llano)
            
              Single mothers and their children crowd into a room with bunk beds at a shelter Wednesday, Dec. 21, 2022, in Tijuana, Mexico. Thousands of migrants gathered along the Mexican side of the southern border Wednesday, camping outside or packing into shelters as they waited for the U.S. Supreme Court to decide whether and when to lift pandemic-era restrictions that have prevented many from seeking asylum. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
            
              Migrants approach the border wall in Ciudad Juarez, Mexico, Wednesday, Dec. 21, 2022, on the other side of the border from El Paso, Texas. Migrants gathered along the Mexican side of the southern border Wednesday as they waited for the U.S. Supreme Court to decide whether and when to lift pandemic-era restrictions that have prevented many from seeking asylum. (AP Photo/Christian Chavez)
            
              Migrants approach the U.S. border wall from Ciudad Juarez, Mexico, Wednesday, Dec. 21, 2022, on the other side of the border from El Paso, Texas. Migrants gathered along the Mexican side of the southern border Wednesday as they waited for the U.S. Supreme Court to decide whether and when to lift pandemic-era restrictions that have prevented many from seeking asylum. (AP Photo/Christian Chavez)
            
              A U.S. Border Patrol stands before a line of migrants before letting the group enter into El Paso, Texas, from Ciudad Juarez, Mexico, Wednesday, Dec. 21, 2022. Migrants gathered along the Mexican side of the southern border Wednesday as they waited for the U.S. Supreme Court to decide whether and when to lift pandemic-era restrictions that have prevented many from seeking asylum. (AP Photo/Christian Chavez)
            
              A migrant mother carries her child while walking toward the border fence after crossing the Rio Grande in their attempt to enter into El Paso, Texas from Ciudad Juarez, Mexico, Wednesday, Dec. 21, 2022. Thousands of migrants gathered along the Mexican side of the southern border Wednesday, camping outside or packing into shelters as they waited for the U.S. Supreme Court to decide whether and when to lift pandemic-era restrictions that have prevented many from seeking asylum. (AP Photo/Andres Leighton)
            
              A line of people, some migrants and some homeless, await a hot breakfast Wednesday, Dec. 21, 2022, in Tijuana, Mexico. Thousands of migrants gathered along the Mexican side of the southern border Wednesday, camping outside or packing into shelters as they waited for the U.S. Supreme Court to decide whether and when to lift pandemic-era restrictions that have prevented many from seeking asylum. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
            
              A migrant couple looks towards the border fence trying to decide whether or not to cross the Rio Grande River in their attempt to enter into El Paso, Texas from Ciudad Juarez, Mexico, Wednesday, Dec. 21, 2022. Thousands of migrants gathered along the Mexican side of the southern border Wednesday, camping outside or packing into shelters as they waited for the U.S. Supreme Court to decide whether and when to lift pandemic-era restrictions that have prevented many from seeking asylum. (AP Photo/Andres Leighton)
            
              Migrants congregate on the banks of the Rio Grande at the U.S. border with Mexico on Tuesday, Dec. 20, 2022, where members of the Texas National Guard cordoned off a gap in the U.S. border wall. Restrictions that prevented many from seeking asylum in the U.S. remained in place beyond their anticipated end. (AP Photo/Morgan Lee)
            
              Two migrant children play at a shelter Wednesday, Dec. 21, 2022, in Tijuana, Mexico. Thousands of migrants gathered along the Mexican side of the southern border Wednesday, camping outside or packing into shelters as they waited for the U.S. Supreme Court to decide whether and when to lift pandemic-era restrictions that have prevented many from seeking asylum. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
            
              Migrant children hold a box filled with food and clothes outside a shelter Wednesday, Dec. 21, 2022, in Tijuana, Mexico. Thousands of migrants gathered along the Mexican side of the southern border Wednesday, camping outside or packing into shelters as they waited for the U.S. Supreme Court to decide whether and when to lift pandemic-era restrictions that have prevented many from seeking asylum. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
            
              Migrants congregate at campfires on the banks of the Rio Grande in Ciudad Juárez, Mexico, as others wade through shallow waters toward the United States and its border wall on Tuesday, Dec. 20, 2022. Restrictions that prevented many from seeking asylum in the U.S. remained in place beyond their anticipated end. (AP Photo/Morgan Lee)
            
              Migrants congregate on the banks of the Rio Grande at the U.S. border with Mexico on Tuesday, Dec. 20, 2022, in El Paso, Texas, where members of the Texas National Guard cordoned off a gap in the U.S. border wall. Restrictions that prevented many from seeking asylum in the U.S. have remained in place beyond their anticipated end. (AP Photo/Morgan Lee)
            
              Haitian migrants hoping to apply for asylum in the U.S., gather along the U.S. Mexico border, as they wait to register with a religious organization, in Reynosa, Mexico, Wednesday, Dec. 21, 2022. (AP Photo/Fernando Llano)
            
              Haitian migrants hoping to apply for asylum in the U.S., gather along the U.S. Mexico border, as they wait to register with a religious organization, in Reynosa, Mexico, Wednesday, Dec. 21, 2022. (AP Photo/Fernando Llano)
            
              Single mothers and their children crowd into a room with bunk beds at a shelter Wednesday, Dec. 21, 2022, in Tijuana, Mexico. Thousands of migrants gathered along the Mexican side of the southern border Wednesday, camping outside or packing into shelters as they waited for the U.S. Supreme Court to decide whether and when to lift pandemic-era restrictions that have prevented many from seeking asylum. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
            
              Migrants approach the border wall in Ciudad Juarez, Mexico, Wednesday, Dec. 21, 2022, on the other side of the border from El Paso, Texas. Migrants gathered along the Mexican side of the southern border Wednesday as they waited for the U.S. Supreme Court to decide whether and when to lift pandemic-era restrictions that have prevented many from seeking asylum. (AP Photo/Christian Chavez)
            
              Migrants approach the U.S. border wall from Ciudad Juarez, Mexico, Wednesday, Dec. 21, 2022, on the other side of the border from El Paso, Texas. Migrants gathered along the Mexican side of the southern border Wednesday as they waited for the U.S. Supreme Court to decide whether and when to lift pandemic-era restrictions that have prevented many from seeking asylum. (AP Photo/Christian Chavez)
            
              A U.S. Border Patrol stands before a line of migrants before letting the group enter into El Paso, Texas, from Ciudad Juarez, Mexico, Wednesday, Dec. 21, 2022. Migrants gathered along the Mexican side of the southern border Wednesday as they waited for the U.S. Supreme Court to decide whether and when to lift pandemic-era restrictions that have prevented many from seeking asylum. (AP Photo/Christian Chavez)
            
              A migrant mother carries her child while walking toward the border fence after crossing the Rio Grande in their attempt to enter into El Paso, Texas from Ciudad Juarez, Mexico, Wednesday, Dec. 21, 2022. Thousands of migrants gathered along the Mexican side of the southern border Wednesday, camping outside or packing into shelters as they waited for the U.S. Supreme Court to decide whether and when to lift pandemic-era restrictions that have prevented many from seeking asylum. (AP Photo/Andres Leighton)
            
              A line of people, some migrants and some homeless, await a hot breakfast Wednesday, Dec. 21, 2022, in Tijuana, Mexico. Thousands of migrants gathered along the Mexican side of the southern border Wednesday, camping outside or packing into shelters as they waited for the U.S. Supreme Court to decide whether and when to lift pandemic-era restrictions that have prevented many from seeking asylum. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
            
              A migrant couple looks towards the border fence trying to decide whether or not to cross the Rio Grande River in their attempt to enter into El Paso, Texas from Ciudad Juarez, Mexico, Wednesday, Dec. 21, 2022. Thousands of migrants gathered along the Mexican side of the southern border Wednesday, camping outside or packing into shelters as they waited for the U.S. Supreme Court to decide whether and when to lift pandemic-era restrictions that have prevented many from seeking asylum. (AP Photo/Andres Leighton)
            
              Migrants congregate on the banks of the Rio Grande at the U.S. border with Mexico on Tuesday, Dec. 20, 2022, where members of the Texas National Guard cordoned off a gap in the U.S. border wall. Restrictions that prevented many from seeking asylum in the U.S. remained in place beyond their anticipated end. (AP Photo/Morgan Lee)
            
              Haitian migrants hoping to apply for asylum in the U.S., gather along the U.S. Mexico border, as they wait to register with a religious organization, in Reynosa, Mexico, Wednesday, Dec. 21, 2022. (AP Photo/Fernando Llano)
            
              Haitian migrants hoping to apply for asylum in the U.S., gather along the U.S. Mexico border, as they wait to register with a religious organization, in Reynosa, Mexico, Wednesday, Dec. 21, 2022. (AP Photo/Fernando Llano)
            
              Texas National Guard troops patrol the Border in El Paso, Texas, as migrants watch from across the river in Ciudad Juárez, Mexico on Tuesday, Dec. 20, 2022. About 400 troops arrived early Tuesday morning to secure the border with Humvees and concertina wire. (AP Photo/Giovanna Dell’Orto)
            
              Migrants approach the U.S. border wall from Ciudad Juarez, Mexico, Wednesday, Dec. 21, 2022, on the other side of the border from El Paso, Texas. Migrants gathered along the Mexican side of the southern border Wednesday as they waited for the U.S. Supreme Court to decide whether and when to lift pandemic-era restrictions that have prevented many from seeking asylum. (AP Photo/Christian Chavez)
            
              A migrant couple looks towards the border fence trying to decide whether or not to cross the Rio Grande River in their attempt to enter into El Paso, Texas from Ciudad Juarez, Mexico, Wednesday, Dec. 21, 2022. Thousands of migrants gathered along the Mexican side of the southern border Wednesday, camping outside or packing into shelters as they waited for the U.S. Supreme Court to decide whether and when to lift pandemic-era restrictions that have prevented many from seeking asylum. (AP Photo/Andres Leighton)
            
              A U.S. Border Patrol stands before a line of migrants before letting the group enter into El Paso, Texas, from Ciudad Juarez, Mexico, Wednesday, Dec. 21, 2022. Migrants gathered along the Mexican side of the southern border Wednesday as they waited for the U.S. Supreme Court to decide whether and when to lift pandemic-era restrictions that have prevented many from seeking asylum. (AP Photo/Christian Chavez)
            
              A migrant mother carries her child while walking toward the border fence after crossing the Rio Grande in their attempt to enter into El Paso, Texas from Ciudad Juarez, Mexico, Wednesday, Dec. 21, 2022. Thousands of migrants gathered along the Mexican side of the southern border Wednesday, camping outside or packing into shelters as they waited for the U.S. Supreme Court to decide whether and when to lift pandemic-era restrictions that have prevented many from seeking asylum. (AP Photo/Andres Leighton)
            
              A line of people, some migrants and some homeless, await a hot breakfast Wednesday, Dec. 21, 2022, in Tijuana, Mexico. Thousands of migrants gathered along the Mexican side of the southern border Wednesday, camping outside or packing into shelters as they waited for the U.S. Supreme Court to decide whether and when to lift pandemic-era restrictions that have prevented many from seeking asylum. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
            
              Migrants approach the border wall in Ciudad Juarez, Mexico, Wednesday, Dec. 21, 2022, on the other side of the border from El Paso, Texas. Migrants gathered along the Mexican side of the southern border Wednesday as they waited for the U.S. Supreme Court to decide whether and when to lift pandemic-era restrictions that have prevented many from seeking asylum. (AP Photo/Christian Chavez)
            
              Haitians who hope to apply for asylum in the U.S. wait to register their names on a list made by a religious organization in Reynosa, Mexico, Wednesday, Dec. 21, 2022, on the other side of the border with McAllen, Texas. (AP Photo/Fernando Llano)
            
              Haitian migrants hoping to apply for asylum in the U.S., gather along the U.S. Mexico border, as they wait to register with a religious organization, in Reynosa, Mexico, Wednesday, Dec. 21, 2022. (AP Photo/Fernando Llano)
            
              Haitian migrants hoping to apply for asylum in the U.S., gather along the U.S. Mexico border, as they wait to register with a religious organization, in Reynosa, Mexico, Wednesday, Dec. 21, 2022. (AP Photo/Fernando Llano)
            
              Texas National Guard troops patrol the Border in El Paso, Texas, as migrants watch from across the river in Ciudad Juárez, Mexico on Tuesday, Dec. 20, 2022. About 400 troops arrived early Tuesday morning to secure the border with Humvees and concertina wire. (AP Photo/Giovanna Dell’Orto)
            
              Migrants approach the U.S. border wall from Ciudad Juarez, Mexico, Wednesday, Dec. 21, 2022, on the other side of the border from El Paso, Texas. Migrants gathered along the Mexican side of the southern border Wednesday as they waited for the U.S. Supreme Court to decide whether and when to lift pandemic-era restrictions that have prevented many from seeking asylum. (AP Photo/Christian Chavez)
            
              A migrant couple looks towards the border fence trying to decide whether or not to cross the Rio Grande River in their attempt to enter into El Paso, Texas from Ciudad Juarez, Mexico, Wednesday, Dec. 21, 2022. Thousands of migrants gathered along the Mexican side of the southern border Wednesday, camping outside or packing into shelters as they waited for the U.S. Supreme Court to decide whether and when to lift pandemic-era restrictions that have prevented many from seeking asylum. (AP Photo/Andres Leighton)
            
              A U.S. Border Patrol stands before a line of migrants before letting the group enter into El Paso, Texas, from Ciudad Juarez, Mexico, Wednesday, Dec. 21, 2022. Migrants gathered along the Mexican side of the southern border Wednesday as they waited for the U.S. Supreme Court to decide whether and when to lift pandemic-era restrictions that have prevented many from seeking asylum. (AP Photo/Christian Chavez)
            
              A migrant mother carries her child while walking toward the border fence after crossing the Rio Grande in their attempt to enter into El Paso, Texas from Ciudad Juarez, Mexico, Wednesday, Dec. 21, 2022. Thousands of migrants gathered along the Mexican side of the southern border Wednesday, camping outside or packing into shelters as they waited for the U.S. Supreme Court to decide whether and when to lift pandemic-era restrictions that have prevented many from seeking asylum. (AP Photo/Andres Leighton)
            
              A line of people, some migrants and some homeless, await a hot breakfast Wednesday, Dec. 21, 2022, in Tijuana, Mexico. Thousands of migrants gathered along the Mexican side of the southern border Wednesday, camping outside or packing into shelters as they waited for the U.S. Supreme Court to decide whether and when to lift pandemic-era restrictions that have prevented many from seeking asylum. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
            
              Migrants approach the border wall in Ciudad Juarez, Mexico, Wednesday, Dec. 21, 2022, on the other side of the border from El Paso, Texas. Migrants gathered along the Mexican side of the southern border Wednesday as they waited for the U.S. Supreme Court to decide whether and when to lift pandemic-era restrictions that have prevented many from seeking asylum. (AP Photo/Christian Chavez)
            
              Haitians who hope to apply for asylum in the U.S. wait to register their names on a list made by a religious organization in Reynosa, Mexico, Wednesday, Dec. 21, 2022, on the other side of the border with McAllen, Texas. (AP Photo/Fernando Llano)
            
              Haitian migrants hoping to apply for asylum in the U.S., gather along the U.S. Mexico border, as they wait to register with a religious organization, in Reynosa, Mexico, Wednesday, Dec. 21, 2022. (AP Photo/Fernando Llano)
            
              Haitian migrants hoping to apply for asylum in the U.S., gather along the U.S. Mexico border, as they wait to register with a religious organization, in Reynosa, Mexico, Wednesday, Dec. 21, 2022. (AP Photo/Fernando Llano)
            
              Texas National Guard troops patrol the Border in El Paso, Texas, as migrants watch from across the river in Ciudad Juárez, Mexico on Tuesday, Dec. 20, 2022. About 400 troops arrived early Tuesday morning to secure the border with Humvees and concertina wire. (AP Photo/Giovanna Dell’Orto)
            
              Migrants approach the U.S. border wall from Ciudad Juarez, Mexico, Wednesday, Dec. 21, 2022, on the other side of the border from El Paso, Texas. Migrants gathered along the Mexican side of the southern border Wednesday as they waited for the U.S. Supreme Court to decide whether and when to lift pandemic-era restrictions that have prevented many from seeking asylum. (AP Photo/Christian Chavez)
            
              A migrant couple looks towards the border fence trying to decide whether or not to cross the Rio Grande River in their attempt to enter into El Paso, Texas from Ciudad Juarez, Mexico, Wednesday, Dec. 21, 2022. Thousands of migrants gathered along the Mexican side of the southern border Wednesday, camping outside or packing into shelters as they waited for the U.S. Supreme Court to decide whether and when to lift pandemic-era restrictions that have prevented many from seeking asylum. (AP Photo/Andres Leighton)
            
              A U.S. Border Patrol stands before a line of migrants before letting the group enter into El Paso, Texas, from Ciudad Juarez, Mexico, Wednesday, Dec. 21, 2022. Migrants gathered along the Mexican side of the southern border Wednesday as they waited for the U.S. Supreme Court to decide whether and when to lift pandemic-era restrictions that have prevented many from seeking asylum. (AP Photo/Christian Chavez)
            
              A migrant mother carries her child while walking toward the border fence after crossing the Rio Grande in their attempt to enter into El Paso, Texas from Ciudad Juarez, Mexico, Wednesday, Dec. 21, 2022. Thousands of migrants gathered along the Mexican side of the southern border Wednesday, camping outside or packing into shelters as they waited for the U.S. Supreme Court to decide whether and when to lift pandemic-era restrictions that have prevented many from seeking asylum. (AP Photo/Andres Leighton)
            
              A line of people, some migrants and some homeless, await a hot breakfast Wednesday, Dec. 21, 2022, in Tijuana, Mexico. Thousands of migrants gathered along the Mexican side of the southern border Wednesday, camping outside or packing into shelters as they waited for the U.S. Supreme Court to decide whether and when to lift pandemic-era restrictions that have prevented many from seeking asylum. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
            
              Migrants approach the border wall in Ciudad Juarez, Mexico, Wednesday, Dec. 21, 2022, on the other side of the border from El Paso, Texas. Migrants gathered along the Mexican side of the southern border Wednesday as they waited for the U.S. Supreme Court to decide whether and when to lift pandemic-era restrictions that have prevented many from seeking asylum. (AP Photo/Christian Chavez)
            
              Haitians who hope to apply for asylum in the U.S. wait to register their names on a list made by a religious organization in Reynosa, Mexico, Wednesday, Dec. 21, 2022, on the other side of the border with McAllen, Texas. (AP Photo/Fernando Llano)
            
              Haitian migrants hoping to apply for asylum in the U.S., gather along the U.S. Mexico border, as they wait to register with a religious organization, in Reynosa, Mexico, Wednesday, Dec. 21, 2022. (AP Photo/Fernando Llano)
            
              Haitian migrants hoping to apply for asylum in the U.S., gather along the U.S. Mexico border, as they wait to register with a religious organization, in Reynosa, Mexico, Wednesday, Dec. 21, 2022. (AP Photo/Fernando Llano)
            
              Texas National Guard troops patrol the Border in El Paso, Texas, as migrants watch from across the river in Ciudad Juárez, Mexico on Tuesday, Dec. 20, 2022. About 400 troops arrived early Tuesday morning to secure the border with Humvees and concertina wire. (AP Photo/Giovanna Dell’Orto)
            
              Migrants approach the U.S. border wall from Ciudad Juarez, Mexico, Wednesday, Dec. 21, 2022, on the other side of the border from El Paso, Texas. Migrants gathered along the Mexican side of the southern border Wednesday as they waited for the U.S. Supreme Court to decide whether and when to lift pandemic-era restrictions that have prevented many from seeking asylum. (AP Photo/Christian Chavez)
            
              A migrant couple looks towards the border fence trying to decide whether or not to cross the Rio Grande River in their attempt to enter into El Paso, Texas from Ciudad Juarez, Mexico, Wednesday, Dec. 21, 2022. Thousands of migrants gathered along the Mexican side of the southern border Wednesday, camping outside or packing into shelters as they waited for the U.S. Supreme Court to decide whether and when to lift pandemic-era restrictions that have prevented many from seeking asylum. (AP Photo/Andres Leighton)
            
              A U.S. Border Patrol stands before a line of migrants before letting the group enter into El Paso, Texas, from Ciudad Juarez, Mexico, Wednesday, Dec. 21, 2022. Migrants gathered along the Mexican side of the southern border Wednesday as they waited for the U.S. Supreme Court to decide whether and when to lift pandemic-era restrictions that have prevented many from seeking asylum. (AP Photo/Christian Chavez)
            
              A migrant mother carries her child while walking toward the border fence after crossing the Rio Grande in their attempt to enter into El Paso, Texas from Ciudad Juarez, Mexico, Wednesday, Dec. 21, 2022. Thousands of migrants gathered along the Mexican side of the southern border Wednesday, camping outside or packing into shelters as they waited for the U.S. Supreme Court to decide whether and when to lift pandemic-era restrictions that have prevented many from seeking asylum. (AP Photo/Andres Leighton)
            
              A line of people, some migrants and some homeless, await a hot breakfast Wednesday, Dec. 21, 2022, in Tijuana, Mexico. Thousands of migrants gathered along the Mexican side of the southern border Wednesday, camping outside or packing into shelters as they waited for the U.S. Supreme Court to decide whether and when to lift pandemic-era restrictions that have prevented many from seeking asylum. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
            
              Migrants approach the border wall in Ciudad Juarez, Mexico, Wednesday, Dec. 21, 2022, on the other side of the border from El Paso, Texas. Migrants gathered along the Mexican side of the southern border Wednesday as they waited for the U.S. Supreme Court to decide whether and when to lift pandemic-era restrictions that have prevented many from seeking asylum. (AP Photo/Christian Chavez)
            
              Haitians who hope to apply for asylum in the U.S. wait to register their names on a list made by a religious organization in Reynosa, Mexico, Wednesday, Dec. 21, 2022, on the other side of the border with McAllen, Texas. (AP Photo/Fernando Llano)
            
              Texas National Guard troops patrol the Border in El Paso, Texas, as migrants watch from across the river in Ciudad Juárez, Mexico on Tuesday, Dec. 20, 2022. About 400 troops arrived early Tuesday morning to secure the border with Humvees and concertina wire. (AP Photo/Giovanna Dell’Orto)
            
              Migrants approach the U.S. border wall from Ciudad Juarez, Mexico, Wednesday, Dec. 21, 2022, on the other side of the border from El Paso, Texas. Migrants gathered along the Mexican side of the southern border Wednesday as they waited for the U.S. Supreme Court to decide whether and when to lift pandemic-era restrictions that have prevented many from seeking asylum. (AP Photo/Christian Chavez)
            
              A migrant couple looks towards the border fence trying to decide whether or not to cross the Rio Grande River in their attempt to enter into El Paso, Texas from Ciudad Juarez, Mexico, Wednesday, Dec. 21, 2022. Thousands of migrants gathered along the Mexican side of the southern border Wednesday, camping outside or packing into shelters as they waited for the U.S. Supreme Court to decide whether and when to lift pandemic-era restrictions that have prevented many from seeking asylum. (AP Photo/Andres Leighton)
            
              A U.S. Border Patrol stands before a line of migrants before letting the group enter into El Paso, Texas, from Ciudad Juarez, Mexico, Wednesday, Dec. 21, 2022. Migrants gathered along the Mexican side of the southern border Wednesday as they waited for the U.S. Supreme Court to decide whether and when to lift pandemic-era restrictions that have prevented many from seeking asylum. (AP Photo/Christian Chavez)
            
              A migrant mother carries her child while walking toward the border fence after crossing the Rio Grande in their attempt to enter into El Paso, Texas from Ciudad Juarez, Mexico, Wednesday, Dec. 21, 2022. Thousands of migrants gathered along the Mexican side of the southern border Wednesday, camping outside or packing into shelters as they waited for the U.S. Supreme Court to decide whether and when to lift pandemic-era restrictions that have prevented many from seeking asylum. (AP Photo/Andres Leighton)
            
              A line of people, some migrants and some homeless, await a hot breakfast Wednesday, Dec. 21, 2022, in Tijuana, Mexico. Thousands of migrants gathered along the Mexican side of the southern border Wednesday, camping outside or packing into shelters as they waited for the U.S. Supreme Court to decide whether and when to lift pandemic-era restrictions that have prevented many from seeking asylum. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
            
              Migrants approach the border wall in Ciudad Juarez, Mexico, Wednesday, Dec. 21, 2022, on the other side of the border from El Paso, Texas. Migrants gathered along the Mexican side of the southern border Wednesday as they waited for the U.S. Supreme Court to decide whether and when to lift pandemic-era restrictions that have prevented many from seeking asylum. (AP Photo/Christian Chavez)
            
              Haitians who hope to apply for asylum in the U.S. wait to register their names on a list made by a religious organization in Reynosa, Mexico, Wednesday, Dec. 21, 2022, on the other side of the border with McAllen, Texas. (AP Photo/Fernando Llano)
            
              The border fence ends at the Pacific Ocean Tuesday, Dec. 20, 2022, in Tijuana, Mexico. The U.S. government made its plea in a filing a day after Chief Justice John Roberts issued a temporary order to keep the pandemic-era limits on migrants in place. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
            
              Texas National Guard troops patrol the Border in El Paso, Texas, as migrants watch from across the river in Ciudad Juárez, Mexico on Tuesday, Dec. 20, 2022. About 400 troops arrived early Tuesday morning to secure the border with Humvees and concertina wire. (AP Photo/Giovanna Dell’Orto)
            
              A young Haitian migrant stands next to his father after receiving holiday toys at an entry point Tuesday, Dec. 20, 2022, in Tijuana, Mexico. As tensions remain high at the U.S-Mexico border amid uncertainty over the future of restrictions on asylum-seekers, the U.S. government made its plea in a filing a day after Chief Justice John Roberts issued a temporary order to keep the pandemic-era limits on migrants in place. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
            
              Two persons cross the Tijuana River in an area often used by migrants to cross into the U.S. Tuesday, Dec. 20, 2022, in Tijuana, Mexico. The U.S. government made its plea in a filing a day after Chief Justice John Roberts issued a temporary order to keep the pandemic-era limits on migrants in place. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
            
              Haitian migrants who hope to apply for asylum in the U.S. wait to register their names on a list made by a religious organization in Reynosa, Mexico, Wednesday, Dec. 21, 2022, on the other side of the border with McAllen, Texas. (AP Photo/Fernando Llano)
            
              Haitians who hope to apply for asylum in the U.S. wait to register their names on a list made by a religious organization in Reynosa, Mexico, Wednesday, Dec. 21, 2022, on the other side of the border with McAllen, Texas. (AP Photo/Fernando Llano)
            
              The border fence ends at the Pacific Ocean Tuesday, Dec. 20, 2022, in Tijuana, Mexico. The U.S. government made its plea in a filing a day after Chief Justice John Roberts issued a temporary order to keep the pandemic-era limits on migrants in place. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
            
              Texas National Guard troops patrol the Border in El Paso, Texas, as migrants watch from across the river in Ciudad Juárez, Mexico on Tuesday, Dec. 20, 2022. About 400 troops arrived early Tuesday morning to secure the border with Humvees and concertina wire. (AP Photo/Giovanna Dell’Orto)
            
              A young Haitian migrant stands next to his father after receiving holiday toys at an entry point Tuesday, Dec. 20, 2022, in Tijuana, Mexico. As tensions remain high at the U.S-Mexico border amid uncertainty over the future of restrictions on asylum-seekers, the U.S. government made its plea in a filing a day after Chief Justice John Roberts issued a temporary order to keep the pandemic-era limits on migrants in place. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
            
              Two persons cross the Tijuana River in an area often used by migrants to cross into the U.S. Tuesday, Dec. 20, 2022, in Tijuana, Mexico. The U.S. government made its plea in a filing a day after Chief Justice John Roberts issued a temporary order to keep the pandemic-era limits on migrants in place. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
            
              Haitian migrants who hope to apply for asylum in the U.S. wait to register their names on a list made by a religious organization in Reynosa, Mexico, Wednesday, Dec. 21, 2022, on the other side of the border with McAllen, Texas. (AP Photo/Fernando Llano)
            
              Haitians who hope to apply for asylum in the U.S. wait to register their names on a list made by a religious organization in Reynosa, Mexico, Wednesday, Dec. 21, 2022, on the other side of the border with McAllen, Texas. (AP Photo/Fernando Llano)
            
              The border fence ends at the Pacific Ocean Tuesday, Dec. 20, 2022, in Tijuana, Mexico. The U.S. government made its plea in a filing a day after Chief Justice John Roberts issued a temporary order to keep the pandemic-era limits on migrants in place. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
            
              Texas National Guard troops patrol the Border in El Paso, Texas, as migrants watch from across the river in Ciudad Juárez, Mexico on Tuesday, Dec. 20, 2022. About 400 troops arrived early Tuesday morning to secure the border with Humvees and concertina wire. (AP Photo/Giovanna Dell’Orto)
            
              A young Haitian migrant stands next to his father after receiving holiday toys at an entry point Tuesday, Dec. 20, 2022, in Tijuana, Mexico. As tensions remain high at the U.S-Mexico border amid uncertainty over the future of restrictions on asylum-seekers, the U.S. government made its plea in a filing a day after Chief Justice John Roberts issued a temporary order to keep the pandemic-era limits on migrants in place. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
            
              Two persons cross the Tijuana River in an area often used by migrants to cross into the U.S. Tuesday, Dec. 20, 2022, in Tijuana, Mexico. The U.S. government made its plea in a filing a day after Chief Justice John Roberts issued a temporary order to keep the pandemic-era limits on migrants in place. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
            
              The border fence ends at the Pacific Ocean Tuesday, Dec. 20, 2022, in Tijuana, Mexico. The U.S. government made its plea in a filing a day after Chief Justice John Roberts issued a temporary order to keep the pandemic-era limits on migrants in place. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
            
              Texas National Guard troops patrol the Border in El Paso, Texas, as migrants watch from across the river in Ciudad Juárez, Mexico on Tuesday, Dec. 20, 2022. About 400 troops arrived early Tuesday morning to secure the border with Humvees and concertina wire. (AP Photo/Giovanna Dell’Orto)
            
              A young Haitian migrant stands next to his father after receiving holiday toys at an entry point Tuesday, Dec. 20, 2022, in Tijuana, Mexico. As tensions remain high at the U.S-Mexico border amid uncertainty over the future of restrictions on asylum-seekers, the U.S. government made its plea in a filing a day after Chief Justice John Roberts issued a temporary order to keep the pandemic-era limits on migrants in place. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
            
              Two persons cross the Tijuana River in an area often used by migrants to cross into the U.S. Tuesday, Dec. 20, 2022, in Tijuana, Mexico. The U.S. government made its plea in a filing a day after Chief Justice John Roberts issued a temporary order to keep the pandemic-era limits on migrants in place. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
            
              The border fence ends at the Pacific Ocean Tuesday, Dec. 20, 2022, in Tijuana, Mexico. The U.S. government made its plea in a filing a day after Chief Justice John Roberts issued a temporary order to keep the pandemic-era limits on migrants in place. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
            
              Texas National Guard troops patrol the Border in El Paso, Texas, as migrants watch from across the river in Ciudad Juárez, Mexico on Tuesday, Dec. 20, 2022. About 400 troops arrived early Tuesday morning to secure the border with Humvees and concertina wire. (AP Photo/Giovanna Dell’Orto)
            
              A young Haitian migrant stands next to his father after receiving holiday toys at an entry point Tuesday, Dec. 20, 2022, in Tijuana, Mexico. As tensions remain high at the U.S-Mexico border amid uncertainty over the future of restrictions on asylum-seekers, the U.S. government made its plea in a filing a day after Chief Justice John Roberts issued a temporary order to keep the pandemic-era limits on migrants in place. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
            
              Two persons cross the Tijuana River in an area often used by migrants to cross into the U.S. Tuesday, Dec. 20, 2022, in Tijuana, Mexico. The U.S. government made its plea in a filing a day after Chief Justice John Roberts issued a temporary order to keep the pandemic-era limits on migrants in place. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
            
              The border fence ends at the Pacific Ocean Tuesday, Dec. 20, 2022, in Tijuana, Mexico. The U.S. government made its plea in a filing a day after Chief Justice John Roberts issued a temporary order to keep the pandemic-era limits on migrants in place. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
            
              Texas National Guard troops patrol the Border in El Paso, Texas, as migrants watch from across the river in Ciudad Juárez, Mexico on Tuesday, Dec. 20, 2022. About 400 troops arrived early Tuesday morning to secure the border with Humvees and concertina wire. (AP Photo/Giovanna Dell’Orto)
            
              A young Haitian migrant stands next to his father after receiving holiday toys at an entry point Tuesday, Dec. 20, 2022, in Tijuana, Mexico. As tensions remain high at the U.S-Mexico border amid uncertainty over the future of restrictions on asylum-seekers, the U.S. government made its plea in a filing a day after Chief Justice John Roberts issued a temporary order to keep the pandemic-era limits on migrants in place. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
            
              Two persons cross the Tijuana River in an area often used by migrants to cross into the U.S. Tuesday, Dec. 20, 2022, in Tijuana, Mexico. The U.S. government made its plea in a filing a day after Chief Justice John Roberts issued a temporary order to keep the pandemic-era limits on migrants in place. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
            
              Two persons cross the Tijuana River in an area often used by migrants to cross into the U.S. Tuesday, Dec. 20, 2022, in Tijuana, Mexico. The U.S. government made its plea in a filing a day after Chief Justice John Roberts issued a temporary order to keep the pandemic-era limits on migrants in place. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
            
              The border fence ends at the Pacific Ocean Tuesday, Dec. 20, 2022, in Tijuana, Mexico. The U.S. government made its plea in a filing a day after Chief Justice John Roberts issued a temporary order to keep the pandemic-era limits on migrants in place. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
            
              Russian migrant family members stand by the border with the U.S. Tuesday, Dec. 20, 2022, in Tijuana, Mexico. The U.S. government made its plea in a filing a day after Chief Justice John Roberts issued a temporary order to keep the pandemic-era limits on migrants in place. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
            
              Russian migrant family members stand by the border with the U.S. Tuesday, Dec. 20, 2022, in Tijuana, Mexico. The U.S. government made its plea in a filing a day after Chief Justice John Roberts issued a temporary order to keep the pandemic-era limits on migrants in place. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
            
              A Border Patrol agent keeps a lookout with binoculars in an area often used by migrants to cross into the U.S. Tuesday, Dec. 20, 2022, in Tijuana, Mexico. The U.S. government made its plea in a filing a day after Chief Justice John Roberts issued a temporary order to keep the pandemic-era limits on migrants in place. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
            
              Two persons cross the Tijuana River in an area often used by migrants to cross into the U.S. Tuesday, Dec. 20, 2022, in Tijuana, Mexico. The U.S. government made its plea in a filing a day after Chief Justice John Roberts issued a temporary order to keep the pandemic-era limits on migrants in place. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
            
              The border fence ends at the Pacific Ocean Tuesday, Dec. 20, 2022, in Tijuana, Mexico. The U.S. government made its plea in a filing a day after Chief Justice John Roberts issued a temporary order to keep the pandemic-era limits on migrants in place. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
            
              Russian migrant family members stand by the border with the U.S. Tuesday, Dec. 20, 2022, in Tijuana, Mexico. The U.S. government made its plea in a filing a day after Chief Justice John Roberts issued a temporary order to keep the pandemic-era limits on migrants in place. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
            
              Russian migrant family members stand by the border with the U.S. Tuesday, Dec. 20, 2022, in Tijuana, Mexico. The U.S. government made its plea in a filing a day after Chief Justice John Roberts issued a temporary order to keep the pandemic-era limits on migrants in place. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
            
              A Border Patrol agent keeps a lookout with binoculars in an area often used by migrants to cross into the U.S. Tuesday, Dec. 20, 2022, in Tijuana, Mexico. The U.S. government made its plea in a filing a day after Chief Justice John Roberts issued a temporary order to keep the pandemic-era limits on migrants in place. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
            
              Migrants gather round a camp fire near the U.S.-Mexico border as seen from Ciudad Juarez, Mexico, Tuesday, Dec. 20, 2022. The U.S. Supreme Court issued a temporary order to keep pandemic-era limits on asylum-seekers in place, though it could be brief, as conservative-leaning states push to maintain a measure that allows officials to expel many but not all asylum-seekers. (AP Photo/Christian Chavez)
            
              A family is seen on the Mexican side of the Rio Grande River through the concertina wire placed earlier in the day by Texas National Guard troops at site of the recent mass migrant crossings in El Paso, Texas, Tuesday, Dec. 20, 2022. (AP Photo/Giovanna Dell'Orto)
            
              A few miles west of where the Texas National Guard deployed on the U.S.-Mexico border, a few children play by the fence on the Mexican side in the desert scrub across from Sunland Park, N.M., Tuesday, Dec. 20, 2022. (AP Photo/Giovanna Dell'Orto)
            
              Haitian migrants listen to immigration attorneys giving updates on their current asylum status, Tuesday, Dec. 20, 2022, in Tijuana, Mexico. The U.S. government made its plea in a filing a day after Chief Justice John Roberts issued a temporary order to keep the pandemic-era limits on migrants in place. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
            
              Migrants receive toys at an entry point, Tuesday, Dec. 20, 2022, in Tijuana, Mexico. The U.S. government made its plea in a filing a day after Chief Justice John Roberts issued a temporary order to keep the pandemic-era limits on migrants in place. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
            
              Migrants receive toys at an entry point, Tuesday, Dec. 20, 2022, in Tijuana, Mexico. The U.S. government made its plea in a filing a day after Chief Justice John Roberts issued a temporary order to keep the pandemic-era limits on migrants in place. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
            
              Migrants gather along the U.S.-Mexico border as seen from Ciudad Juarez, Mexico, Tuesday, Dec. 20, 2022. The U.S. government asked the Supreme Court not to lift the limits before Christmas in a filing a day after Chief Justice John Roberts issued a temporary order to keep the pandemic-era limits on migrants in place.  (AP Photo/Christian Chavez)
            
              Migrants stand behind barbed wire as a barrier from crossing into El Paso, Texas, as seen from Ciudad Juarez, Mexico, Tuesday, Dec. 20, 2022. Tensions remained high at the U.S-Mexico border Tuesday amid uncertainty over the future of restrictions on asylum-seekers, with the Biden administration asking the Supreme Court not to lift the limits before Christmas. (AP Photo/Christian Chavez)
            
              Migrants cross the Rio Grande towards the U.S.-Mexico border in Ciudad Juarez, Mexico, Tuesday, Dec. 20, 2022. Tensions remained high at the U.S-Mexico border Tuesday amid uncertainty over the future of restrictions on asylum-seekers, with the Biden administration asking the Supreme Court not to lift the limits before Christmas. (AP Photo/Christian Chavez)
            
              U.S. military prevent migrants from crossing into El Paso, Texas, as seen from Ciudad Juarez, Mexico, Tuesday, Dec. 20, 2022. Tensions remained high at the U.S-Mexico border Tuesday amid uncertainty over the future of restrictions on asylum-seekers, with the Biden administration asking the Supreme Court not to lift the limits before Christmas. (AP Photo/Christian Chavez)
            
              Migrants gather at a crossing into El Paso, Texas, as seen from Ciudad Juarez, Mexico, Tuesday, Dec. 20, 2022. Tensions remained high at the U.S-Mexico border Tuesday amid uncertainty over the future of restrictions on asylum-seekers, with the Biden administration asking the Supreme Court not to lift the limits before Christmas. (AP Photo/Christian Chavez)
            
              Migrants stand behind barbed wire to keep them from crossing into El Paso, Texas, as seen from Ciudad Juarez, Mexico, Tuesday, Dec. 20, 2022. Tensions remained high at the U.S-Mexico border Tuesday amid uncertainty over the future of restrictions on asylum-seekers, with the Biden administration asking the Supreme Court not to lift the limits before Christmas. (AP Photo/Christian Chavez)
            
              Migrants stand near the U.S.-Mexico border in Ciudad Juarez, Mexico, Monday, Dec. 19, 2022. Pandemic-era immigration restrictions in the U.S. known as Title 42 are set to expire on Dec. 21. (AP Photo/Christian Chavez)
            
              A migrant youth draws while living at a shelter on the U.S.-Mexico border in Ciudad Juarez, Mexico, Monday, Dec. 19, 2022. Pandemic-era immigration restrictions in the U.S. known as Title 42 are set to expire on Dec. 21. (AP Photo/Christian Chavez)
            
              Migrants cross the U.S.-Mexico border from Ciudad Juarez, Mexico, and turn themselves into U.S. Border Patrol agents, Monday, Dec. 19, 2022. Pandemic-era immigration restrictions in the U.S. known as Title 42 are set to expire on Dec. 21. (AP Photo/Christian Chavez)
            
              Migrants cross the U.S.-Mexico border from Ciudad Juarez, Mexico, Monday, Dec. 19, 2022. Pandemic-era immigration restrictions in the U.S. known as Title 42 are set to expire on Dec. 21. (AP Photo/Christian Chavez)
            
              An electronic sign flashes "Watch for unexpected pedestrians," Tuesday, Dec. 20, 2022, on the highway next to the fenced US-Mexican border just east of downtown El Paso, Texas, next to one of the three bridges that connect the Texas city with the sprawling metropolis of Juarez, Mexico. Many migrant advocates expect Juarez to "empty out" if Title 42 is lifted, since thousands of migrants have been biding their time there, waiting for a chance to cross into the United States without being immediately sent back. (AP Photo/Giovanna Dell'Orto)
            
              U.S. military stop migrants from crossing into El Paso, Texas, seen from Ciudad Juarez, Mexico, Tuesday, Dec. 20, 2022. The U.S. Supreme Court issued a temporary order to keep pandemic-era limits on asylum-seekers in place, though it could be brief, as conservative-leaning states push to maintain a measure that allows officials to expel many but not all asylum-seekers. (AP Photo/Christian Chavez)
            Migrants gather near a camp fire near the U.S.-Mexico border as seen from Ciudad Juarez, Mexico, Tuesday, Dec. 20, 2022. The U.S. Supreme Court issued a temporary order to keep pandemic-era limits on asylum-seekers in place, though it could be brief, as conservative-leaning states push to maintain a measure that allows officials to expel many but not all asylum-seekers. (AP Photo/Christian Chavez) Migrants gather near a camp fire near the U.S.-Mexico border as seen from Ciudad Juarez, Mexico, Tuesday, Dec. 20, 2022. The U.S. Supreme Court issued a temporary order to keep pandemic-era limits on asylum-seekers in place, though it could be brief, as conservative-leaning states push to maintain a measure that allows officials to expel many but not all asylum-seekers. (AP Photo/Christian Chavez) Migrants gather near a camp fire near the U.S.-Mexico border as seen from Ciudad Juarez, Mexico, Tuesday, Dec. 20, 2022. The U.S. Supreme Court issued a temporary order to keep pandemic-era limits on asylum-seekers in place, though it could be brief, as conservative-leaning states push to maintain a measure that allows officials to expel many but not all asylum-seekers. (AP Photo/Christian Chavez) Migrants return to the Ciudad Juarez, Mexico side of the border as U.S. military stand guard in El Paso, Texas, right, Tuesday, Dec. 20, 2022. The Supreme Court issued a temporary order to keep pandemic-era limits on asylum-seekers in place, though it could be brief, as conservative-leaning states push to maintain a measure that allows officials to expel many but not all asylum-seekers. (AP Photo/Christian Chavez) U.S. military patrol the border of El Paso, Texas, seen from Ciudad Juarez, Mexico, Tuesday, Dec. 20, 2022. The Supreme Court issued a temporary order to keep pandemic-era limits on asylum-seekers in place, though it could be brief, as conservative-leaning states push to maintain a measure that allows officials to expel many but not all asylum-seekers. (AP Photo/Christian Chavez) U.S. military guard El Paso's border with Mexico, seen from Ciudad Juarez, Mexico, Tuesday, Dec. 20, 2022. The Supreme Court issued a temporary order to keep pandemic-era limits on asylum-seekers in place, though it could be brief, as conservative-leaning states push to maintain a measure that allows officials to expel many but not all asylum-seekers. (AP Photo/Christian Chavez) 
              Migrants wait near the U.S.-Mexico border in Ciudad Juarez, Mexico, Monday, Dec. 19, 2022. Pandemic-era immigration restrictions in the U.S. known as Title 42 are set to expire on Dec. 21. (AP Photo/Christian Chavez)
            
              Migrants sit around a fire at a shelter on the U.S.-Mexico border in Ciudad Juarez, Mexico, Monday, Dec. 19, 2022. Pandemic-era immigration restrictions in the U.S. known as Title 42 are set to expire on Dec. 21. (AP Photo/Christian Chavez)
            
              A migrant from El Salvador covers himself from a light winter drizzle while camping on a street in downtown El Paso, Texas, Sunday, Dec. 18, 2022. Texas border cities were preparing Sunday for a surge of as many as 5,000 new migrants a day across the U.S.-Mexico border as pandemic-era immigration restrictions expire this week, setting in motion plans for providing emergency housing, food and other essentials. (AP Photo/Andres Leighton)
            
              Migrants are served warm food donated by residents in downtown El Paso, Texas, Sunday, Dec. 18, 2022. Texas border cities were preparing Sunday for a surge of as many as 5,000 new migrants a day across the U.S.-Mexico border as pandemic-era immigration restrictions expire this week, setting in motion plans for providing emergency housing, food and other essentials. (AP Photo/Andres Leighton)
Tens of thousands wait at border for asylum limits to end