Biden Admin Threatens Lawsuit Against Texas Over Unaccompanied Children SheltersEpoch Times, United States politics | The Epoch Times

The Biden administration on Monday said it may file a lawsuit against Texas after Gov. Greg Abbott recently signed an order to pull state licenses for shelters that house unaccompanied children who recently crossed the U.S.-Mexico border. Late last month, Abbott signed an order mandating that officials need to end state licenses for the shelters being used by the federal government within 90 days.  The federal government—and typically the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS)—is responsible for caring for and housing unaccompanied children, according to immigration law. HHS Deputy General Counsel Paul Rodriguez sent a letter (pdf) to Abbott, a Republican, and other Texas officials and warned them that Abbott’s recent move to rescind state licenses from federal immigration facilities would lead to a lawsuit, arguing that it would violate immigration law. “Although we prefer to resolve this matter amicably, in light of the legal issues outlined above, HHS is …Read More

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