Texas leads 20 Republican states in suing Biden admin over migrant paro
From Johnny@21:1/5 to All on Tue Jan 24 15:33:29 2023
By Adam Shaw
Published January 24, 2023
A coalition of 20 states and a top conservative legal group is suing
the Biden administration over its recently-expanded humanitarian parole
program that allows tens of thousands of migrants from designated
countries a month into the U.S. -- arguing that the program is unlawful.
The lawsuit, filed by Texas and America First Legal in the Southern
District of Texas, is joined by 19 additional states who are seeking to
block the Biden administration’s parole program which allow up to
30,000 migrants from Haiti, Nicaragua, Cuba and Venezuela into the U.S.
The lawsuit notes that parole is limited by Congress to be used on a "case-by-case basis for urgent humanitarian reasons or significant
public benefit" -- a standard which the lawsuit says the program fails