ACLU tells Trump “See you in Court” as president signs executive orders on immigration bans and other threats mount.
Long before Trump signed executive orders to build a border wall, crack down on “sanctuary cities” and bar Syrian refugees, the American Civil Liberties Union and like-minded groups were preparing to sue him.
Three days after the election, the ACLU took out a full page ad in the New York Times threatening Trump with litigation, while the cover of its magazine featured a portrait of the new president and the words, in giant red letters, “See you in court.”
Of immediate concern to Khera is a proposed executive order to dramatically restrict immigration from countries deemed prone to terror, most of which are Muslim. “We think it’s a step towards the complete Muslim ban that he promised during his campaign,” she said. Read more from NBC News here.