USA court blocks another Trump immigration initiative

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Healthcare policy consultants lisp immigrants exercise the us system much less in most cases than American citizens. Simon scheduled a hearing for November 22 on arguments about whether to issue a preliminary injunction.

Each year about 1.1 million people obtain green cards, which allow foreigners to legally live and work in the United States.

A lawsuit was filed Wednesday by seven American citizens and a nonprofit group who all contended the rule would prevent about two-thirds of prospective legal immigrants, the Associated Press reported.

"We're very grateful that the court recognized the need to block the health care ban immediately", Justice Action Center senior litigator Esther Sung said.

'The ban would separate families and cut two-thirds of green-card-based immigration starting tonight, were the ban not stopped'.

"Indeed, the Proclamation is unprecedented in its scope and impact, the largest ever suspension on the entry of immigrants of its kind", the lawsuit stated.

This order comes after a group of United States citizens sued the Trump administration, arguing that this is a new form of "family separation". "It's egregious that President Trump is attempting to flout the will of Congress and squeeze through a complete overhaul of the nation's immigration laws without anyone noticing".

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"It is wrong and unfair for a single district court judge to thwart the policies that the President determined would best protect the United States healthcare system - and for the United States taxpayers to suffer the grave consequences of the enormous strain inflicted on the healthcare system from subsidizing uncompensated care for those seeking admission".

Although tasked by the order to establish "standards and procedures" for USA consular offices to determine whether applicants satisfy the new requirements, the State Department has yet to release public guidance for applicants.

A number of of his immigration selections have been blocked in court docket.

A similar order impacting poor immigrants, called the "public charge" rule issued in August was meant to keep out immigrants who could end up on welfare programmes such as housing support and foods stamps.

"Countless thousands across the country can breathe a sigh of relief today because the court recognized the urgent and irreparable harm that would have been inflicted" without the hold, said Jesse Bless, director of federal litigation at the American Immigration Lawyers Association. "This proclamation would permanently separate families and damage employers; it is a clear violation of the constitution".

This order was issued under the same authority that President Trump used to ban visitors from certain Muslim-majority countries.

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