The Attorneys General of eight states have joined in a lawsuit to sue President Joe Biden’s administration over the use of an Obama-era border policy.
The Central American Minors Refugee and Parole Program (CAM), a policy that allows some minors from Honduras, El Salvador and Guatemala who enter to U.S. to gain access to a path for citizenship, was repealed by former President Donald Trump.
Here is info about what the Central American Minors Refugee & Parole Program does. Certain parents or legal guardians already lawfully present in US may request access to the program for qualifying children. https://t.co/Sr1QUsSYM5
— Catherine Rampell (@crampell) January 28, 2022
Nothing but disaster
“The Biden Administration has sown nothing but disaster for our country through its illegal, unconstitutional immigration policies,” Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton said.
“Biden’s latest round of flagrant law-breaking includes his Central American Minors Program, which has contributed significantly to many states being forced to take in even more aliens. My fellow attorneys general and I are suing to stop it,” he added.
New: @KenPaxtonTX has announced another immigration suit against the Biden administration, this time against the Central American Minors Refugee and Parole Program. Paxton says the program violates federal law. #BorderCrisis pic.twitter.com/V8ROjwyrwN
— Hayden Sparks (@HaydenJSparks) January 28, 2022
The lawsuit marks the 20th against the Biden administration involving Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton.
AUSTIN, Texas – Attorney General Ken Paxton announced that he, along with seven other state attorneys general, filed a lawsuit against the Biden Administration for its abuse of the Central American Minors (CAM) Refugee and Parole Program. https://t.co/B6RE0d32M1
— Texas Border Business (@TBBusiness) January 28, 2022
Directly impacting our nation
“The Biden Administration’s lack of leadership on illegal immigration is directly impacting our nation,” Oklahoma Attorney General O’Connor said in a statement.
“The CAM program was created without considering its impact on Oklahoma, Texas and the continuing crisis at the southern border. It’s time to fix the problem President Biden created,” he added.
Today, AG O’Connor joined a multistate lawsuit against the Biden Administration for its abuse of the Central American Minors (CAM) Refugee and Parole Program.
— Oklahoma Attorney General John O’Connor (@Okla_OAG) January 28, 2022
The eight states include Arkansas, Alaska, Florida, Indiana, Missouri, Montana, Oklahoma and Texas.