The Tucson Sentinel: Brnovich urges skeptical Supreme Court to let states step to defend public charge rule

IRLI In The News

February 28, 2022

By Reagan Priest

Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich told the Supreme Court Wednesday that it would set a “dangerous precedent” if it let the Biden administration drop an immigration policy and refused to let the states step in to defend it.

His comments came as Arizona and other states argued that they should be allowed to defend the Trump administration’s interpretation of the “public charge” rule, which the Biden administration has refused to defend in court. That rule allows the government to deny permanent resident status to immigrants who could become dependent on public assistance in the future.

Read the full story at The Tucson Sentinel.

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