Judges OK’s Lawsuit to Curb Migration with Environmental Rules

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17 August 2022
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Immigration reformers have won the first round of a lawsuit that could force the government to protect Americans’ natural environment by curbing legal and illegal migration.

“The policies implemented unilaterally by the Biden Administration, which have encouraged more than a million foreign nationals to enter and settle in the United States [since January 2021], are the quintessential type of action” covered by the 1970 National Environmental Policy Act, said a statement from Julie Axelrod, at the Center for Immigration Studies.

The 1970 law was “passed out of a concern for population growth … The Center looks forward to litigating whether the Biden Administration violated NEPA when it took the actions that have created the ongoing border crisis,” she added.

The first round was won on August 16, when CIS got approval to file the lawsuit from Judge Trevor McFadden of the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia.

The lawsuit is titled Massachusetts Coalition for Immigration Reform (MCIR) v. Department of Homeland Security...


Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement Project - Progressives for Immigration Reform.