Court orders Texas to remove anti-migrant Rio Grande barriers

Posted on AllSides September 6th, 2023
From The Center

A federal judge in Texas on Wednesday ordered the state to remove buoys it set up in the Rio Grande to deter migration as part of its Operation Lone Star.

The order came as part of a lawsuit filed by the Biden administration against Texas, arguing in large part that the state had no right to install structures in federal navigable waterways.

“Governor [Greg] Abbott [R] announced that he was not ‘asking for permission’ for Operation Lone Star, the anti-immigration program under which Texas constructed the floating barrier,” District Judge...

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https://thehill.com/latino/4190758-court-orders-texas-to-remove-anti-migrant-rio-grande-barriers/

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