The Austin Statesman reports:
Following through on his promise to sue the Biden administration early and often, Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton on Friday asked a federal judge to block a new policy that pauses most deportations for the next 100 days.
The policy, which went into effect Friday, was announced by acting Homeland Security Secretary David Pekoske as part of a comprehensive review of immigration enforcement, particularly amid the challenges posed by COVID-19.
Biden was in office for only a few hours when Paxton pledged Wednesday to use the court system to challenge the policies of a Democratic president who has vowed to overturn a raft of Trump-era priorities.
The lawsuit challenges the 100-day moratorium on deportations. https://t.co/oWsuiclGst
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