Supreme Court Urged To Hear Suit Over Too-Long Detention

Law360, New York (January 17, 2017, 5:46 PM EST) -- An unauthorized immigrant who says he should be allowed to challenge federal officials for allegedly detaining him longer than necessary has asked the U.S. Supreme Court to review his case after the Eleventh Circuit said he could not receive monetary relief.

Cuban native Santiago Alvarez, who said U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement detained him longer than the 90-day statutory period for removal, wrote in his Jan. 11 petition for a writ of certiorari that the high court should find he’s allowed to bring a Bivens action...
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