By Nicole Narea (June 21, 2018, 10:22 AM EDT) -- The U.S. Supreme Court determined Thursday that the government's notices of appearance served to immigrants must include time and place information to be valid under the so-called stop-time rule, ruling in favor of a Brazilian man facing possible deportation.
In an 8-1 decision, the justices agreed with petitioner Wescley Fonseca Pereira in finding that the stop-time rule, which relates to the period an immigrant must continually reside in the U.S. to use a certain legal tool to stay, cannot be invoked against the immigrant when a notice to appear in immigration court doesn't include the statutorily required time and place information....
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