DOJ sues Texas over Abbott order on COVID-carrying migrants

DOJ sues Texas over Abbott order on COVID-carrying migrants

7/31/2021 12:00:00 PM

DOJ sues Texas over Abbott order on COVID-carrying migrants

The U.S. Justice Department on Friday filed a lawsuit against Texas and its governor, Greg Abbott, over an order the Republican governor signed barring ground transportation of migrants who could be carrying COVID-19.

.  In a complaint filed with the U.S. District Court for the Western District in El Paso, the Justice Department said Abbott’s order interferes with the federal government’s ability to deal withimmigration.  Texas Gov. Greg Abbott speaks at a news conference where he signed two energy related bills, Tuesday, June 8, 2021, in Austin, Texas.

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(AP)threat of legal actionThursday after the governor's order. Garland told Abbott to"immediately rescind" the executive order he called"both dangerous and unlawful." "The Order violates federal law in numerous respects, and Texas cannot lawfully enforce the Executive Order against any federal official or private parties working with the United States," Garland wrote in a letter to Abbott. 

GRAHAM, CUELLAR SUGGEST NEW BIDEN BORDER CZAR AMID SURGE UNDER HARRIS' WATCH: ‘SOMETHING HAS TO CHANGE’The executive order issued Wednesday by Abbott restricted ground transportation of migrants"who pose a risk of carrying COVID-19 into Texas communities."

Abbott argued his order was necessary to counter the rise in illegal immigration under the Biden administration. He has accused President Biden's border policies of being complicit in the spread of COVID-19. Texas Department of Public Safety officers work with a group of migrants who crossed the border and turned themselves in Del Rio, Texas.

(AP/File)"The Biden administration is knowingly admitting hundreds of thousands of unauthorized migrants, many of whom the federal government knows full well have COVID-19," Abbott said in a response to Garland's lawsuit. "To be clear, the Biden administration is openly pondering looming shutdowns and mandates on U.S. citizens to control the spread of COVID-19, at the same time the Administration is knowingly worsening the problem by importing COVID-19 at extreme rates." 

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