Biden Pick Touts ‘Magic Answer’ to Nullify Popular Border Laws

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Neil Munro
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Tuesday, March 14, 2023
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National Issues
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President Joe Biden’s border chief has hired a lawyer who champions civil rights for migrants — but who also urges officials to use the “magic answer [of] prosecutorial discretion” to negate the civil rights of Americans.

The lawyer, Shoba Sivaprasad Wadhia, has been invited to work as the Civil Rights and Civil Liberties Officer (CRCL) in the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), according to her employer, Penn State. The office uses Americans’ civil rights laws to help pull migrants into Americans’ society.

Wadhia won the job after repeatedly urging border officials to negate Americans’ immigration with “the magic answer [of] prosecutorial discretion,” as she told a UCLA interviewer in November 2020. . . .