SCOTUS tosses Republican effort to defend Trump-era “public charge” immigration rule

Source: CNN

“The Supreme Court has dismissed an appeal brought by a group of Republican-led states seeking to intervene in a case challenging the Trump-era ‘public charge’ immigration policy, a version of which the Biden administration has abandoned. The case did not center on the legality of the rule, but instead, whether the Biden administration followed proper procedures when it set out to revoke the rule and dismiss pending legal challenges. The order is a blow to conservative [sic] states that had asked the court to step in Chief Justice John Roberts wrote a concurrence joined by Justice Clarence Thomas, Justice Samuel Alito and Justice Neil Gorsuch.” (06/15/22)