Venezuelan migrants file class-action lawsuit against DeSantis, Florida
Ron DeSantis speaks during a press conference at the University of Miami Health System Don Soffer Clinical Research Center on May 17, 2022 in Miami, Florida. - Joe Raedle/Getty Images North America/TNS

Three migrants who were part of a group that was flown from Texas to Martha’s Vineyard last week by the state of Florida are suing Gov. Ron DeSantis and other state officials. The suit, filed in federal court in Massachusetts, alleges that DeSantis, along with Florida’s Transportation Department Secretary and others, tricked migrants into leaving Texas. The plaintiffs include three anonymous Venezuelan migrants Alianza Americas, a transnational organization that advocates on behalf of immigrants rights. “These immigrants, who are pursuing the proper channels for lawful immigration status in th...