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JUST IN: 17 States and DC Sue Trump Admin Over Separation of Illegal Alien Families at Border

On Tuesday, Attorneys General from seventeen states and D.C. sued the Trump administration over separation of illegal alien families at the US-Mexico border.

This is the first legal challenge over this practice.

Fox News reported:

The lawsuit, filed in federal court in Seattle, is the first legal challenge by states over the practice.

The states which joined the lawsuit are California, Delaware, Illinois, Iowa, Maryland, Massachusetts, Minnesota, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont, Virginia and Washington. All have Democratic attorneys general.

“The administration’s practice of separating families is cruel, plain and simple,” New Jersey Attorney General Gurbir Grewal said in an emailed statement. “Every day, it seems like the administration is issuing new, contradictory policies and relying on new, contradictory justifications. But we can’t forget: the lives of real people hang in the balance.”

Read the full story from The Gateway Pundit

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