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Biden’s Termination of Immigration Barrier Draws GOP Lawsuit (1)

April 4, 2022, 2:52 PMUpdated: April 4, 2022, 4:15 PM

Republican-led states are taking the Biden administration to court over its plans to end a pandemic-related restriction on border crossings.

Arizona, Louisiana, and Missouri filed suit Monday in the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Louisiana, accusing officials of ending the the Trump-era policy known as Title 42 without public input. The case is the latest in a string of state-led litigation challenging the Biden administration’s immigration policies; several previous suits have been successful.

Title 42 is a public health authority invoked at the beginning of the Covid-19 pandemic that allows U.S. officials to immediately expel many asylum-seekers ...