[Ed. – DOJ basically says it puts the migrants’ welfare in jeopardy if they can’t be moved to random motels by whoever some charity organization can find. Because who cares what happens to Americans (many of whom, BTW, are “Hispanic/Latino”)?]
Attorney General Merrick Garland is threatening to sue Texas after Governor Greg Abbott signed an executive order banning the transport of illegal aliens, including thousands who are carrying Wuhan coronavirus, across the state.
“I urge you to immediately rescind Executive Order GA 37, entitled Relating to the transportation of migrants during the COVID-19 disaster. The Order purports to mandate that “[n]o person, other than a federal, state, or local law-enforcement official, shall promise ground transportation to a group of migrants who have been detained by [U.S. Customs and Border Protection] for crossing the border illegally or who would have been subject to expulsion under the Title 42 order,'” Garland wrote in a letter to Abbott. “As explained below, the Order is dangerous and unlawful. The Order would jeopardize the health and safety of noncitizen in federal government’s custody.”
Abbott is firing back and will not rescind the order.