A ruling issued last week by the US District Court for the District of Maryland states that the federal government must face a lawsuit filed by the families of US citizen children whose parents have been denied coronavirus stimulus checks due to their status as undocumented immigrants. The court rejected the Department of Justice’s arguments that federal officials are immune from constitutional claims arising from how Congress and the US Treasury Department decided to administer relief funds.
A Judge Ruled That the Trump Administration Must Face a Lawsuit Over Denying Coronavirus Checks to Undocumented Parents, BuzzFeed News, June 22, 2020
Memorandum Opinion and Order, R.V. et al. v. Mnuchin et al., filed June 19, 2020, via Justia Dockets
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