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Feds Fire Back at Environmental Challenge to Immigration Policy

June 14, 2021, 3:03 PM

An immigration group and several individuals fail to identify any specific actions in their lawsuit seeking to force the U.S. Department of Homeland Security to do an environmental review of its immigration policies, the government told a Washington, D.C., federal court.

The plaintiffs want to “vindicate a generalized grievance with immigration policy” that should instead be addressed legislatively, according to the motion to dismiss filed in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia.

Massachusetts Coalition for Immigration Reform and multiple individuals argue the department failed to study the impacts of immigration-related population growth. They say population growth has ...

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