Advocates Wary Of Justices' Limits On Immigration Relief

By Alyssa Aquino (June 22, 2022, 10:33 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Supreme Court's new limits on judges' power to order broad immigration relief have sent advocates scrambling, with experts saying that even the narrowest interpretation of the ruling could leave thousands languishing in immigration detention with little hope of relief.

On June 13, the high court ruled 6-3 that the Immigration and Nationality Act's Section 1252(f)(1) barred lower courts from "enjoining" or "restraining" certain federal immigration enforcement operations on a classwide basis — a decision that reins in the legal tool immigration and human rights advocates have used to win court orders mandating the government release medically vulnerable detainees during...

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