Minnesota Among 17 States Suing Trump Over Family Separation
Over the past few weeks, about 2,300 children have been separated from their families at the U.S.-Mexico border. It has created a lot of outrage around the world as photos of the children circulate.
Despite Trump signing an executive order last week, putting a stop to family separation, but there are 17 states suing Trump saying that "his order is riddled with caveats and fails to reunite parents and children who have already been torn apart."
There's a total of 17 states suing, including Minnesota. "It's the first legal challenge by states over the practice." In the lawsuit, it states that "the migrants have been denied due process and their right to seek asylum."
In an interview with WCCO, Minnesota Attorney General Lori Swanson said that "intervention by a federal court can help bring order to the process, protect the interests of the children, and reunify families."
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