August 17, 2021
By Khorri Atkinson
The American Civil Liberties Union is backing the Biden administration in a lawsuit by Texas law enforcement officers claiming officials are being prevented from arresting or deporting certain undocumented immigrants who pose a risk, telling a federal judge their complaint would “throw the immigration system into complete chaos.”
The ACLU in a brief on Friday urged U.S. District Judge Jeffrey V. Brown to reject an injunction bid to vacate the administration’s February memo, which the challengers claim is in violation of federal law because it allegedly prohibits U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents from taking into custody undocumented immigrants who are released from state jails.
Read more at: https://www.law360.com/articles/1413087/aclu-defends-biden-in-texas-sheriffs-suit-over-ice-arrests-?copied=1
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