The Biden administration is contemplating ending a Trump-era policy by which U.S. border officials could turn back migrant families to Mexico based on health concerns, Axios reported.

Title 42, a public health order implemented in March 2020 to protect America from an influx of COVID-19, resulted in tens of thousands of migrants being turned away. Axios said the White House is considering ending the order in regard to families by as early as July 31.

Administration officials have found it harder to defend Title 42 as U.S. vaccination rates climb, and death and infection numbers fall, Axios said.

“[It’s] a public health decision that will be made ultimately on those grounds,” a White House official told Axios. The official added the administration would not get ahead of any Centers for Disease Control and Prevention determinations.... Read More: Newsmax