On Monday, more than 240 visa applicants brought a proposed class action over federal visa restrictions, alleging that President Trump doesn’t have the authority to restrict immigration because of high unemployment caused by COVID-19. The applicants and their American sponsors sued Trump and the Department of State, DOJ, and DHS, telling a federal court that Congress did not intend for immigration to be allowed only during times of economic prosperity and high employment. Although President-elect Biden could end Trump’s immigration policies by 2021, the plaintiffs’ attorney said that his clients “cannot wait two more months to enter the [U.S] on their diversity

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