Hamilton, OH asked in Immigration Law and Gov & Administrative Law for Ohio

Q: Do taxpayers have the right to sue the US Govt. For taxpayer monies spent on illegal immigrants?

1 Lawyer Answer
Yanky Perelmuter
Yanky Perelmuter
Answered
  • Immigration Law Lawyer
  • Overland Park, KS
  • Licensed in Ohio

A: Technically yes. However, filing a lawsuit requires showing particular injury. This is a hard standard to meet when suing the government in that it is difficult to show that you specifically have suffered a particular and personal injury. Additionally, suing the government requires consent by the government to be sued, due to the doctrine of sovereign immunity.

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