NY sues over Homeland Security's decision to ban state residents from Global Entry and other programs

NEW YORK — Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced Friday that the state will sue the Trump administration following the Department of Homeland Security’s decision to ban New Yorkers from the Trusted Traveler Program.The lawsuit, which will be brought by New York Attorney General Letitia James, will argue that DHS violated New York’s sovereign immunity, failed to provide residents with equal protection and is acting in an “arbitrary and capricious manner” that denies the rights and privileges of all New Yorkers.Federal authorities said this week that the decision to bar New Yorkers from enrolling in progr...


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