Experts: Florida governor’s move to send migrants to Massachusetts was likely not legal
Nearly 50 migrants are getting help after they were flown to Martha’s Vineyard this week but one question that still stands is if it was legal for Florida’s governor to send them there in the first place wbz’s Jordan jacklinzer has more good morning Jordan good morning Tiffany and Courtney legal experts we spoke to say many of these.
Migrants are Asylum Seekers meaning they are not technically in the U.S illegally but there has been some pushback since the migrants arrived here in Massachusetts now it’s not about how many migrants they are but how they ended up here in the case of Arizona versus the U.S the court was exceedingly clear that this is the federal.
Government’s Reign not the states meaning it was likely not within Governor DeSantis power to ship this group of Venezuelan migrants on a private plane in the first place here’s law professor Dina Haynes it’s at the very least fraud it’s potentially unauthorized practice of law it could be any combination of.
Kidnapping or trafficking depending on the facts she also added if these migrants had scheduled immigration appointments elsewhere within the country that they now miss because of the relocation it could derail their chances of Legally immigrating here to the U.S live in studio Jordan jackalins are WBZ News.