Hot Air: Texas A.G. gets a legal assist from Trump’s immigration hawk in lawsuit over COVID-19 risk at border

IRLI In The News

April 25, 2021

By Karen Townsend

Lawsuit number seven has been filed by Texas Attorney General against the Biden administration. This one is over the increased risk of COVID-19 to the state produced by the surge of illegal migrants at the southern border. The crisis at the border isn’t just a humanitarian crisis, it is also a public health crisis as the coronavirus pandemic is still with us.

Texas was the first state to sue the Biden administration. That lawsuit was over Biden’s executive order to put a freeze on deportations of illegal immigrants. Additional lawsuits followed the first one. The lawsuits included one which demands that Biden reinstate Trump’s Remain-in-Mexico policy. That agreement with Mexico was very successful in easing the flood of migrants entering Texas, overwhelming border patrol personnel and law enforcement officers. Rest assured, Paxton will be a frequent filer.

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