Members of approaching migrant caravan file class action suit against Trump, cite 5th Amd. right to due process

Members of the invading migrant caravan marching on the southern border with the intent of demanding charity are rubbing salt into the open wound of US immigration policy by filing a class-action lawsuit against President Donald Trump, who’s equally determined to protect the nation’s sovereignty — and borders.

A dozen Honduran citizens located somewhere in Mexico who’ve yet to step foot in America are suing the president and Homeland Security for impeding on their right to due process under the Fifth Amendment, according to Fox News.

In effect, the illegal immigrants who forced their way into Mexico are suing the U.S. for actions that they anticipate will happen.

The lawsuit reads in part:

Trump’s professed and enacted policy towards thousands of caravanners seeking asylum in the United States is shockingly unconstitutional. President Trump continues to abuse the law, including constitutional rights, to deter Central Americans from exercising their lawful right to seek asylum in the United States, and the fact that innocent children are involved matters none to President Trump…

…On top of the above, Trump has repeatedly professed that the caravan people will not get into this county, and just as significant, Trump has taken meaningful steps to ensure the world that this is his policy position/initiative, meaningful steps such as deploying thousands of active military troops to the border, waiting on caravan persons to arrive. The legal problem with Trump’s plan to stop caravan persons from entering this country is that Plaintiffs are seeking asylum, and Trump simply cannot stop them from legally doing so by using military, or anyone.


For the record, the Fifth Amendment states that, “no person… shall be compelled in any criminal case to be a witness against himself, nor be deprived of life, liberty, or property, without due process of law.”

President Trump is adamant that the illegal immigrant column will not gain entry.

“Our military is being mobilized at the Southern Border. Many more troops coming. We will NOT let these Caravans, which are also made up of some very bad thugs and gang members, into the U.S. Our Border is sacred, must come in legally. TURN AROUND!” he tweeted this week.

It’s hard to imagine the plaintiffs have standing, but you can’t predict what a liberal activist judge may decide. At the same time, the ploy is another example of how the left, who are all but escorting several caravans to our southern border, use our laws — to include the U.S. Constitution — against us to achieve an end.

It’s also the latest example of why some see lawyers as the scourge of the earth.

Twelve Hondurans, including six children, are listed as plaintiffs in the lawsuit filed Thursday in the U.S. District Court in Washington, D.C.

(Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

The lawsuit was filed by Nexus Services Inc., which is funding the legal action through a civil rights firm Nexus Derechos Humanos (Human Rights) Attorneys Inc., Fox News reported.

Fittingly, a subsidiary of the Virginia-based company, Libre by Nexus, was “accused of preying on detained undocumented immigrants” back in April, with the attorneys general of Virginia, New York and Washington state launching probes, according to the Washington Post.

This coming on top of a federal probe by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.

According to the newspaper, Libre by Nexus helps people bond out of immigration detention centers in exchange for an agreement to pay the company $420 a month and wear a GPS ankle device while waiting for their cases to be heard in backlogged courts.

Here’s a sampling of the reactions online to this latest development that more than one person has called “ridiculous.”

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Tom Tillison


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