Supreme Court Denies Texas Bid To Protect Trump Immigration Rule

The Supreme Court on Monday denied a bid from 14 Republican state Attorneys General to reinstate an immigration rule barring immigrants from permanent residency if they will likely qualify for public benefits.
This picture taken on October 9, 2022 shows migrants being processed by US Border Patrol after they illegally crossed the US southern border with Mexico in Eagle Pass, Texas. - In the 2022 fiscal year US Customs and Border Patrol (CBP) has had over 2 million encounters with migrants at the US-Mexico border, setting a new record in CBP history. (Photo by allison dinner / AFP) (Photo by ALLISON DINNER/AFP via Getty Images)

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The ruling came in a list of orders and did not explain the court’s rationale.
Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton had led the group in asking the court to permit them to defend the rule, which the Biden administration had ended.
Many would-be permanent residents enter the United States seeking more favorable economic conditions than those that exist in their home country and many of them arrive in a situation that would likely qualify them for such benefits.
The rule was already on hold,  after an Illinois judge struck down the measure last year,

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