Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton has filed a lawsuit against the Biden Administration over a new asylum rule that he argues encourages immigrants to unlawfully enter the United States through the use of a mobile app.
Paxton claims in his lawsuit that the Biden administration intentionally streamlined the preapproval process for immigrants who might otherwise be denied entry (pdf).
“The Biden Administration deliberately conceived of this phone app with the goal of illegally preapproving more foreign aliens to enter the country and go where they please once they arrive,” Paxton announced on May 23 in a press release.
“Joe Biden, Alejandro Mayorkas, and the entire Biden Administration have prioritized creating and protecting new ways for illegal aliens to stream into this country, no matter the cost or consequence to struggling American citizens. Time after time, my office has shown that we will fight back in court