Explainer: A judge ruled the U.S. must keep expelling asylum seekers. What happens now?

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By Ted Hesson WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The administration of U.S. President Joe Biden said it would appeal the decision of a Louisiana judge that upended its plans to end a COVID-era health order blocking most asylum seekers and other migrants at the border with Mexico. Despite the setback, the administration is moving ahead with other changes at the border in an attempt to advance Biden’s plans to better manage migrant arrivals, including rolling out a new rule that aims to speed up the processing of asylum claims next week. WHAT WILL HAPPEN TO THE COVID BORDER RESTRICTIONS? A federal judge in …

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