Shortly after taking office Jan. 20, President Joe Biden ordered a 100-day moratorium on most deportations. Six days later, a federal judge in Texas blocked the moratorium with a 14-day restraining order. Republican Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton sought the restraining order, arguing that Biden was endangering the state.
Paxton’s challenge is a sign that more partisan clashes lie ahead as Biden seeks the deepest reforms to the U.S. immigration system in decades.
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