U.S. Supreme Court ruling curbs some rights of immigrants awaiting deportation
CLOSE A federal judge ordered the U.S. government to implement reforms to the immigration bond system that are roughly the same as the constitutional requirements for criminal cases.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court ruled Tuesday that immigrants the government has detained and is considering deporting aren't entitled by law to periodic bond hearings.
The case is a class-action lawsuit brought by immigrants who've spent long periods in custody. The group includes some people facing deportation because they've committed a crime and others who arrived at the border seeking asylum.
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