Earlier on Thursday, I wrote about cabinet-level members of the Biden Administration meeting up with the president of Mexico to give in to that country’s policy of aiding illegal immigrants to overwhelm our sovereign border without a whimper of complaint. Among the belated Christmas presents–which Secretaries Mayorkas and Blinken came bearing on bended knee–were as yet unspecified promises to make trade concessions, dole out monies across the hemisphere to fix the “root causes” of illegal immigration, and “regularizing the situation of long-term undocumented Hispanic migrants and DACA recipients.”
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As my colleague Ward Clark correctly guessed, when he wrote on Dec. 18 about Texas Republican Gov. Greg Abbott signing SB 4 into law, legal challenges weren’t far behind. The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) filed suit against the Lone Star state just over a week ago, in hopes of blocking the law from taking effect in March.
It’s in this context that many readers will be unsurprised by the move the Biden Justice Department has now threatened against a U.S. state:
The Justice Department said it would file a lawsuit against SB4 if Texas did not assure federal officials by Jan. 3 that the state…