Federal Appeal Court Rules Trump Administration can Deport Hundreds of Thousands of Immigrants

Judge Callahan finds Trump's "Disparaging" Remarks as Irrevelant

The [federal appeal] decision affects 300,000 non-citizens and 200,000 of their children who are U.S. citizens. Many of the immigrants have lived in the U.S. for decades…

Paul Andre Mondesir, lead organizer for the National TPS Alliance, said more than 130,000 members of the families challenging Trump were essential workers who have been going to their jobs during the COVID-19 pandemic.

“We will exhaust every legal recourse at our disposal to protect our community and our loved ones,” he said. “We will take this fight all the way to the U.S. Supreme Court if necessary and continue to demand that Congress act now to pass a permanent residency.”…

Ahilan Arulanantham, senior counsel of the ACLU Foundation of Southern California, said Trump’s “vile statements” about the people in the countries affected by Monday’s decision “made perfectly clear that his administration acted out of racial animus.”

“The Constitution does not permit policy to be driven by racism,” he said.

LA Times

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