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Injunction Against Biden Immigration Priorities Struck Down

July 5, 2022, 10:13 PM

The Biden administration is free to act on a memo outlining its immigration enforcement priorities and policies, after the Sixth Circuit Tuesday found Arizona, Montana and Ohio are not entitled to an injunction barring its implementation.

The US District Court for the Southern District of Ohio erred when it issued a nation-wide preliminary injunction, the Cincinnati-based US Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit said. The appeals court previously stayed the injunction pending appeal.

The states are challenging guidance issued in 2021 that established new factors Immigration and Customs Enforcement must consider during the “apprehension and removal process” of people ...