December 16, 2021
By Katie Buehler
The Biden administration encouraged a Texas federal judge Wednesday to toss claims brought by a group of Lone Star State sheriffs and U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement officers challenging new immigration enforcement policies, arguing the law enforcement personnel haven’t alleged a plausible injury that stems from the regulations.
In a motion to dismiss, the federal government attacked the law enforcement officers’ claim that the new policies, which prioritize removing undocumented migrants considered threats to national security, public safety and border security, have caused and will continue to cause an increase in criminal activity by undocumented immigrants.
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