Fewer than 3 in 10 registered U.S. voters say they support President Joe Biden’s plans to end the Title 42 public health authority at the U.S.-Mexico border, according to a new poll.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) announced this month that the Biden administration would end Title 42 on May 23. The authority has allowed federal immigration officials for the past two years to quickly return illegal aliens to their home countries after arriving at the border.
Without Title 42, Biden officials admit they expect up to half a million cross-border commuters and illegal aliens — the equivalent of the resident population of Atlanta, Georgia — to arrive in the border each month.
Representative Andy Biggs (R-AZ) recently told Breitbart News in an exclusive interview that he expects 30,000 people crossing the border and illegal aliens every day at the border.
The poll, conducted by Scott Rasmussen for America First Policy Initiative, shows voters overwhelmingly oppose ending Biden’s Title 42. Only 29% said they supported the decision.
Meanwhile, 65% of voters call Title 42 an “appropriate” public health measure that doubles as border control to effectively stem waves of illegal immigration. Even more, 71%, said they favor sending US armed forces to the border and 70% said states should have the right to intervene when the federal government fails to stop the illegal immigration.
Biden’s Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has drawn up plans for the end of Title 42. Breitbart News exclusively reported and published the “Contingency Plan for Mass Irregular Migration from the Southwest Border” from the agency.
The plan details “large-scale release mechanisms” that turn the border into a mere checkpoint for foreign nationals arriving every day.
Under the plan, Biden seeks to limit the use of removals and deportations for border commuters and illegal aliens and instead move to mechanisms such as parole, notices to appear (NTAs) and the Alternatives to Detention (ATD) program – all of which involve border crossing passers-by and irregular aliens being briefly detained before being transported, with the assistance of non-governmental organizations (NGOs) funded by the taxpayers, to American communities.
The poll polled 1,200 registered voters from April 7 to April 9. The poll has a margin of error of +/- 2.8%.