American visa lottery winners sue Trump for stopping immigration
No fewer than 200 would-be immigrants from about 70 international locations have filed a lawsuit in opposition to President Donald Trump.
This adopted the manager order he signed suspending immigration till subsequent year.
The plaintiffs are winners in the U.S. Diversity Visa lottery programme and relations in America, Dpa reviews.
Their lawyer, Curtis Lee Morrison, informed el Nuevo Herald that they adopted the rules, and did all the things they had been imagined to do.
“They had planned to build a new life in the United States of America”, he stressed.
The federal lawsuit was filed within the District of Columbia.
It accused the Trump administration of attacking the Diversity Visa program.
Created by Congress in 1990, this system facilitates immigration from international locations underrepresented within the demographics of the U.S.
Enacted in June, the executive order prevents the winners – greater than 50,000 – from finishing the method of their immigrant visa software.
The State Department says no exception for immigrants, who should full their software earlier than the tip of September.
Countries with the best winners of the DV in 2020 are Cuba and Venezuela, with 2,703 and 1,068 visas, respectively.FOLLOW US ON SOCIAL MEDIA