A class action lawsuit has been filed in Illinois federal court naming defendants including President Donald Trump, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, and US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin by a US citizen who alleges that he was unlawfully denied a stimulus payment because he is married to an immigrant. The plaintiff claims that the federal government’s restriction allowing only married couples who both have valid Social Security numbers to receive payments is a form of discrimination and violates the US Constitution.
Trump sued for blocking stimulus checks to Americans married to immigrants, CBS News, April 27, 2020
Complaint, Doe v. Trump, et al., filed April 24, 2020, via Justia Dockets
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