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ACLU to sue over Biden’s border executive order

Posted on AllSides June 4th, 2024
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The American Civil Liberties Union announced plans to sue the White House over President Biden's new executive order that would close off access to asylum when border numbers surge.

Why it matters: The organization signaled its plans to sue even before Biden signed the order, demonstrating how fierce opposition to the move will be.

"We intend to sue. A ban on asylum is illegal just as it was when Trump unsuccessfully tried it," Lee Gelernt, who successfully argued a similar challenge under former President Trump, told Axios.

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