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The U.S. Supreme Court agreed Monday to hear the federal government’s appeal of a case that found only convicted immigrants who enter immigration custody soon after being released from criminal custody may be detained without bond hearings.
A group of noncitizens petitioned a Massachusetts state court on Thursday to prohibit Immigration and Customs Enforcement officers from performing civil immigration arrests at courthouses, arguing that such arrests impede the administration of justice.
The Board of Immigration Appeals has determined that immigration judges do not have to only look to the section of the Controlled Substances Act that is most like the law under which an individual is convicted when determining whether a state offense is a felony that makes someone deportable.
A Fifth Circuit ruling upholding the constitutionality of most of a Texas state law aimed at barring so-called sanctuary cities is different enough from other litigation percolating through federal courts that it’s an unlikely candidate for U.S. Supreme Court review, experts say.
The Board of Alien and Labor Certification Appeals on Thursday affirmed a certifying officer’s denial of permanent labor certification for a maid in Pacific Palisades, California, finding that the employer's recruitment report was deficient.