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‘Invalid’: Biden-Appointed Judge Temporarily Blocks Iowa’s Effort To Crack Down On Illegal Immigrants

Posted on AllSides June 18th, 2024
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A federal judge temporarily blocked Iowa on Monday from cracking down on illegal immigrants through a recently-signed law. District Court Judge Stephen Locher, a Biden appointee, ruled Monday that the federal government’s constitutional authority to craft immigration policy preempts the state’s law. The law, which was enacted in April by Iowa Republican Gov. Kim Reynolds, gives local law enforcement the authority to seek criminal penalties against illegal immigrants with standing deportation orders, or those who had been previously denied entry into the U.S. “As a matter of politics, the new...

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