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Fri Apr 23, 2021, 12:12 AM

Texas, Stephen Miller sue to force deportation of children, other migrants due to pandemic [View all]

Source: the hill




By Rebecca Beitsch - 04/22/21 05:40 PM EDT
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The Biden administration has been relying heavily on a Trump-era "Title 42" rule to quickly deport a majority of those who attempt to cross the southern border, but it has made exceptions for unaccompanied children and some families.

Texas’s suit argues that the administration’s “abandonment of their authority” under the law means “more Texans will be exposed to Covid-19, more Texans will contract Covid-19, more Texans will die of Covid-19 and Texas will incur significant costs in terms of health care and law enforcement resources.”
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As of Wednesday, the government had more than 21,000 children in custody.

The suit, filed in U.S. District Court for the northern district of Texas, argues the Biden administration violated the Administrative Procedures Act, among other laws, and asks for an injunction to force DHS to “return all covered aliens to Mexico” or detain them for at least 14 days before release.

DHS did not respond to request for comment. But administration officials have repeatedly said they would not use Title 42 or any other law that would leave children stranded alone on the other side of the border............................



Read more: https://thehill.com/regulation/court-battles/549843-texas-stephen-miller-sue-to-force-deportation-of-children-other











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