Courts, Immigration, Politics

SCOTUS Takes Up Major Immigration Case Between Texas and Biden

Oral arguments began on Tuesday at the Supreme Court in United States v. Texas, in which Texas and Louisiana are fighting against the Biden administration’s policy of prioritizing certain illegal immigrants for deportation, leaving the states to fend for themselves against the huge number of illegal immigrants in their states.

The issue at hand was catalyzed by a September 2021 memorandum from Secretary of Homeland Security Alejandro Mayorkas in which he argued, “We do not have the resources to apprehend and seek the removal of every one of these noncitizens. Therefore, we need to exercise our discretion and determine whom to prioritize for immigration enforcement action.” Read more…

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