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Trump's Supreme Court Pick Just Dealt the White House a Big Blow on Immigration

7 monthes ago   |   By Time

The Supreme Court said Tuesday that part of a federal law that makes it easier to deport immigrants who have been convicted of crimes is too vague to be enforced.
The court's 5-4 decision concerns a provision of immigration law that defines a “crime of violence.” Conviction for a crime of violence subjects an immigrant to deportation and usually speeds up the process.
A federal appeals court in San Francisco previously struck down the provision as too vague, and on Monday the Supreme Court agreed. The appeals court based its ruling on a 2015 Supreme Court decision that struck down a...
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Supreme Court strikes down part of immigration law concerning 'crime of violence'

Supreme Court strikes down part of immigration law concerning 'crime of violence'

7 monthes ago   |   By WISN

The Supreme Court says that part of a federal law that makes it easier to deport immigrants who have been convicted of crimes is too vague to be enforced.
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Supreme Court nixes part of law requiring deportation of some immigrants convicted of crimes

7 monthes ago   |   By WGN TV

The Supreme Court on Tuesday invalidated a provision of federal law that requires the mandatory deportation of immigrants who have been convicted of some crimes, holding that the law is unconstitutionally vague.
The case, Sessions v. Dimaya, had been closely watched to see if the justices would reveal how they will consider the Trump administration's overall push to both limit immigration and increase deportations.
As expected after the oral argument, Justice Neil Gorsuch joined with the more liberal justices for the first time since joining the court to produce a 5-4 majority invalidating...
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Supreme Court strikes down as vague part of immigration law

7 monthes ago   |   By My Sanantonio

WASHINGTON - The Supreme Court says part of a federal law that makes it easier to deport immigrants who have been convicted of crimes is too vague to be enforced.
The court's 5-4 decision Monday concerns a provision of immigration law that defines a "crime of violence." Conviction for a crime of violence subjects an immigrant to deportation and usually speeds up the process.
A federal appeals court in San Francisco previously struck down the provision as too vague, and on Monday the Supreme Court agreed. The appeals court based its ruling on a 2015 Supreme Court decision that struck down a...
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U.S. Supreme Court Tosses Law Used to Deport Convicted Criminals

7 monthes ago   |   By Bloomberg

The U.S. Supreme Court threw out a provision in federal immigration law that was used to deport foreigners convicted of serious crimes.
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