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Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton sues Biden administration over asylum plan

The plan would overhaul the process for migrants seeking asylum, aiming to reduce the average wait time for a decision from five years to six months.

Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton, center, gestures as he speaks at a press conference with Texas Solicitor General Judd Stone II, center right, and Missouri Attorney General Eric Schmitt, center left, at the U.S. Supreme Court in Washington, D.C. on April 26, 2022. Earlier, the U.S. Supreme Court heard oral arguments for Texas v. Texas, the enforcement of the Trump-era “remain in Mexico” policy that required asylum seekers to stay in Mexico as they waited for hearings in U.S. immigration court.

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