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Texas Becomes First State To Sue Joe Biden's Administration

Texas Becomes First State To Sue Joe Biden's Administration

Texas has become the first state to sue Joe Biden's administration.

Following the President's recent executive order to halt the deportation of undocumented immigrants, the state's Attorney General Ken Paxton filed a lawsuit against the Department of Homeland Security (DHS).

The Biden administration's 100-day moratorium pauses the deportation of the majority of those who entered the United States before November last year, and who are not thought to be a threat to the country.

In documents submitted to the District Court for the Southern District of Texas, it's alleged that this goes against immigration law.

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It reads: "On its first day in office, the Biden Administration cast aside congressionally enacted immigration laws and suspended the removal of illegal aliens whose removal is compelled by those very laws.

A lawsuit has been filed against Joe Biden's administration over an executive order. Credit: PA
A lawsuit has been filed against Joe Biden's administration over an executive order. Credit: PA

"In doing so, it ignored basic constitutional principles and violated its written pledge to work cooperatively with the State of Texas to address shared immigration enforcement concerns.

"This unlawful reversal will cause Texas immediate and irreparable harm if it is not enjoined."

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Adding: "If left unchallenged, DHS could re-assert this suspension power for a longer period or even indefinitely, effectively granting a blanket amnesty to illegal aliens that Congress has refused to pass time and time again."

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In a statement, Mr Paxton said he was confident that they had a case and that they would 'prevail'.

He said: "In one of its first of dozens of steps that harm Texas and the nation as a whole, the Biden administration directed DHS to violate federal immigration law and breach an agreement to consult and cooperate with Texas on that law.

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"Our state defends the largest section of the southern border in the nation. Failure to properly enforce the law will directly and immediately endanger our citizens and law enforcement personnel.

"DHS itself has previously acknowledged that such a freeze on deportations will cause concrete injuries to Texas.

"I am confident that these unlawful and perilous actions cannot stand. The rule of law and security of our citizens must prevail."

As well as the freeze on deportations, President Biden has signed an order to end the construction of 'The Wall' between Mexico and the US, to stop the travel ban from some Muslim-majority countries, and to rejoin the Paris Climate Accord and the World Health Organisation.

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Federal agencies will be ordered to prioritise racial equality and review any policies seen to reinforce systemic racism.

In total, he signed 17 executive orders, joining just two other presidents in signing executive actions on their first day, who only signed one each.

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