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Calif., Enviros Ask 9th Circ. To Revive Border Wall Suit

Law360 (May 15, 2018, 8:33 PM EDT) -- The state of California and several environmental organizations have urged the Ninth Circuit to overturn a lower court’s nixing of their challenge to the Trump administration's planned border wall in the state, saying the projects must first undergo environmental impact assessments.

The appellate court should reverse the Southern District of California’s determination that the U.S. Department of Homeland Security acted within the executive branch’s legal authority under the Illegal Immigration Reform and Immigrant Responsibility Act of 1996 to waive environmental laws to construct border walls in...
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