Amici Urge 9th Circ. To Rethink Ruling In Immigrant Kids Case

Law360, New York (December 19, 2016, 3:19 PM EST) -- Professors, former federal immigration judges and the American Bar Association have urged the Ninth Circuit to rethink its ruling that a federal district court doesn't have jurisdiction regarding a claim that immigrant children have a right to attorneys in deportation cases, saying a rehearing is warranted.

Four immigration law, constitutional law and civil procedure professors from the UCLA School of Law, the University of Texas School of Law, the NYU School of Law and the Seton Hall University School of Law told the appeals court Thursday that a three-judge panel's September decision is "deeply flawed," arguing that the panel didn't recognize...

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