Law & Order

Judge Sides With Biden Against Texas Governor’s Order To Block Transporting Released Migrants

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A federal judge on Tuesday sided with the Biden administration against the Texas governor’s order to block the transportation of migrants released from federal custody.

U. S. District Judge Kathleen Cardone issued a temporary halt on Republican Gov. Greg Abbott’s executive order directing law enforcement to pull over vehicles suspected of transporting released migrants until Aug. 13, court documents show. Cardone was appointed to the U.S. District Court in El Paso, Texas, by President George W. Bush in 2003.

“The Executive Order causes irreparable injury to the United States and to individuals the United States is charged with protecting, jeopardizing the health and safety of non-citizens in federal custody, risking the safety of federal law enforcement personnel and their families, and exacerbating the spread of COVID-19,” according to the documents.

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JUST IN — U. S. Judge Kathleen Cardone temporarily blocks Texas Governor Greg Abbott’s executive order that instructed state law enforcement to stop vehicles suspected of transporting migrants released from federal immigration custody. pic.twitter.com/OirkDfknfb

Abbott directed the Texas Department of Public Safety to target vehicles suspected of transporting migrants who illegally entered the U. S. and were released from federal custody, according to th… (Read more)

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