Law360: Feds Lose Bid To Move Texas Sheriffs’ Immigration Policy Suit

IRLI In The News

March 24, 2022

By Donald Morrison

A Texas federal judge has denied the Biden administration’s bid to transfer a group of Texas sheriffs’ challenge to the administration’s immigration enforcement policies, rejecting the argument that none of the sheriffs in the judicial district has standing to sue.

U.S. District Judge Jeffrey Vincent Brown on Tuesday refused the Biden administration’s motion to transfer the case out of the Galveston Division of the Southern District of Texas and into either the Corpus Christi or Laredo Division of the Southern District of Texas or into the Western District of Texas a suit pushing back against new policies they claim violate several sections of the Immigration and Nationality Act and the Administrative Procedure Act.

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