Legal counsel for 25 states have asked United States District Judge Andrew Hanen to block President Barack Obama’s executive actions on immigration. The actions will effectively prevent deportation of 5 million people who are considered illegal immigrants. KeyeTV reports that Texas is the primary state behind this move.
Hanen earlier accused the Obama administration of criminal “child smuggling” by allowing the children of parents living in the United States illegally to come to the country.
The President’s decision was announced in November 2014, with Obama criticizing Congress’ lack of action on a national comprehensive immigration law. He said that the lack of action forced him to declare his new provisions on the issue, exercised via his presidential powers.
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Immigration and Customs Enforcement spokeswoman Adelina Pruneda said on September 11 that the agency seeks to build a new South Texas immigration lockup for families due to the large number of juveniles crossing the United States-Mexico border, according to a report by the Associated Press.
Pruneda said the agency plans to build a residential detention center in the town of Dilley, which is located around 70 miles southwest of San Antonio. The spokeswoman did not elaborate on the plan, and details concerning costs and the amount of people it could house were not released.
Those opposed to a center like this, however, pointed out that a previous attempt at a family detention center closed in 2009 due to allegations of human rights violations.
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