Migrants and asylum seekers march to protest against Title 42 policy heading to the Mexican side of the San Ysidro Crossing port in Tijuana, Baja California state, Mexico, on March 21, 2022. Title 42 is a policy from Donald Trump's administration that stopped most arrivals at the southern border on the grounds that migrants could spread Covid-19.
Avlon: Title 42 'is not evidence of open borders, it is just the opposite'
04:07 - Source: CNN
CNN  — 

More than 20 states on Thursday asked a federal judge in Louisiana to immediately block the Biden administration from ending a public health authority, known as Title 42.

The Biden administration is on track to end Title 42 – which allows border authorities to turn away migrants at the US southern border – on May 23. The decision, made by the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, sparked tension within the Democratic Party amid concerns of a migrant surge.