High Court Wrestles With Limits Of Immigration Court Review

By Suzanne Monyak (December 9, 2019, 9:20 PM EST) -- An attorney for the federal government struggled before the U.S. Supreme Court on Monday to answer whether courts can review certain immigration court decisions for people with criminal histories when review petitions are hypothetically delayed by natural disasters and severe health conditions.

During oral arguments in a case involving two former green card holders who were deported for criminal convictions, Frederick Liu of the U.S. Department of Justice fielded questions from the justices on what types of immigration court challenges are "questions of law" under the Immigration and Nationality Act, and whether courts can review if the correct legal standard was...

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