Skip to comments.Separated illegal immigrant families sue U.S. government, demand $3 million each
Posted on 02/12/2019 1:08:10 PM PST by Oldeconomybuyer
Six illegal immigrant families filed multi-million dollar claims Monday against the Trump administration over last years family separations, saying they need the money to pay for counseling and other medical care to heal from the torture they said they suffered.
The legal claims are the latest effort by immigrant-rights groups to punish the administration for the separations of thousands of children, which resulted from the Justice Departments zero tolerance policy for illegal border crossers.
The families and their lawyers say the policy intended to inflict emotional distress on the parents and children, hoping it would make attempting to sneak into the U.S. so uncomfortable that fewer people would attempt it. It succeeded with devastating consequences, said Mark Fleming, associate director of litigation at the National Immigration Justice Center.
Under the zero tolerance policy, the Justice Department began to file criminal charges against most illegal immigrants for illegal entry, a misdemeanor, or re-entry, a felony. The administration said the goal was to create some consequences for families who were breaking the law but generally had been released under the previous policies.
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“The families and their lawyers say the policy intended to inflict emotional distress on the parents and children”
I am so damned sick of this garbage.
They could have stayed home and been mellow and stress-free.
IF BUT FOR...
If but for the illegal entry of the United Staes by the plaintiffs, no separation, if such occurred, would or could have happened. The plaintiffs have no recourse against the sovereign entity, the nation, in enforcing its laws and entry requirements.
Another classic reason we need a wall. They are not US Citizens so would have to file a lawsuit under an International Court. They are felons, as they are in the US illegally, so cannot bring suit, until their court case has been settled. If guilty, they have not standing to file a suit against anybody.
I wonder how the left will twist that?
We broke the law and it’s all your fault.
Now pay up. :)
Butt meet boot.
We can start by hanging their treasonous attorneys. Then discuss their fate.
How about paying them with free electric by way of Old Sparky.
Launch them all back to mexico together via catapult.
Actions have consequences.
They are lucky we didn’t deal with them the way mexico deals with illegals.
Offer them a deal: Leave the U.S. immediately and never come back, or Open your mouth one more time about “we owe you for separation of your family” and get a bullet through your mouth and forehead. Your choice!
We need to cut out all the cancerous rot in thismcpuntry soon.
There they go again...attempting to profit from their crimes...Isnt there a law against this ???
Illegal aliens should be held accountable just as an American citizen would...
is that in pesos?
or venezuelan dollores?
Give them the 6 mil.
Then counter sue for trespass damages for 7 mil.
7 mil, plus taxes on the 6 mil, plus court costs, plus costs of transport to the border, plus crossing fees back to Mexico, and all associated costs.
The lawyers get to go with them to make sure they’re represented throughout the process and for the remainder of their Mexican lives.
My grandchildren suffer severe emotional stress every time their daddy is deployed to various war zones. Where is the money for all the military families that are distressed?
Can we counter sue them for the agony and hardship its causing the taxpayer because of their INVASION?!! RAPING THE AMERICAN PEOPLE FROM THESE UNWANTED INVADERS HAVE TO STOP!!
i am sick of this as well.
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