TEXAS, USA — The ACLU of Texas is joining a number of lawsuits filed against President Trump's National Emergency. 

The ACLU is suing the White House over the move to build a border wall. 

They join 16 other states that have already filed lawsuits contending the wall would be unnecessary and harmful.

“We will not allow the Trump administration to use funds illegally obtained through a power grab to further devastate our border communities and impact our environmental landscape,” said Andre Segura, legal director for the ACLU of Texas. 

“Several regions in Texas are at imminent risk through construction of a border wall including the Rio Grande Valley and its natural landmarks. Expanding the wall would forever leave an impact on our people, communities, and ecosystem.” he said.

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