Law360: Texas Says Biden Admin. Ignores COVID-19 Immigration Rule

IRLI In The News

April 23, 2021

By Dave Simpson

Texas’ attorney general said in a federal court complaint Thursday that the Biden administration was not abiding by Trump-era U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention rules meant to reduce the spread of COVID-19 by restricting illegal immigration.

Ken Paxton’s suit argues that President Joe Biden’s administration is violating a slew of laws by failing to follow a public health statute known as Title 42, enacted by then-President Donald Trump’s CDC last year. The rule authorizes the government to rapidly expel individuals at the border to prevent the spread of disease.

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