Florida Attorney General Sues Biden Admin Over ‘Dangerous Immigration Policies’

Florida Attorney General Sues Biden Admin Over ‘Dangerous Immigration Policies’

Daniel Molina
Daniel Molina
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March 9, 2021

Florida Attorney General Ashley Moody (R) announced today that she would be filing legal action to protect Floridian’s from “President Biden’s dangerous immigration policies,” which she argued will jeopardize “the safety of Floridians and immigrant victims.”  Moody filed a complaint and a motion for a preliminary injunction against the Biden administration over its directives to suspend the deportations and arrests of certain criminals in the United States that are here illegally.

In a statement, Moody argued that “the Biden administration’s reckless policy of refusing to do their jobs and deport criminals, places all those gains and Floridians’ public safety at risk.” She specified that “until President Biden’s inauguration, presidents of both parties detained and deported criminals,” and “this is a radical shift that places Floridians and our law enforcement officers in greater danger, and that is why I filed suit.”

In the preliminary injunction, AG Moody notes that “the Florida Department of Corrections reports at least even instances of ICE refusing to take custody of serious criminals upon release from state custody.” The convicts, “a number of whom have already been released, are in the country illegally and served prison sentences for burglary, cocaine trafficking, heroin trafficking, and other crimes.”

Because of this, Moody is urging for the court to step in and halt “the Biden administration’s anti-deportation policies and hold Biden’s actions and subsequent DHS and ICE memos unlawful.”

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Daniel Molina

Daniel Molina

Daniel Molina holds a Bachelor’s in English Literature. His hobbies include reading, writing and watching films and basketball.