Calif. Judge Revives Succession Claim In Public Charge Suit

Law360 (November 25, 2020, 7:59 PM EST) -- A California federal judge revived health clinics' claims that the Trump administration's immigration wealth test is invalid because the policy was issued by an improperly appointed official, saying Wednesday that a "factual conflict" has emerged since she tossed those claims.

U.S. District Judge Phyllis Hamilton granted a request by La Clinica de la Raza and other health organizations to reconsider her earlier ruling trimming down their lawsuit, one of a number of suits challenging the Trump administration's "public charge" rule, which makes it harder for low-income immigrants to obtain green cards.

Judge Hamilton said there "appears to be a factual conflict"...

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