Justices Move To End Deportation Case Over Paraphernalia

By Kelly Knaub (November 2, 2015, 9:48 PM EST) -- The Supreme Court vacated an order Monday staying a Board of Immigration Appeals' review of the case of a Tunisian immigrant who has been fighting his 2012 deportation, after the federal government agreed to ask the BIA to permanently close the case.

The federal government told the high court in a joint motion to vacate the stay a month ago that both parties have agreed to ask the BIA to terminate removal proceedings against Moones Mellouli through a motion that stipulates that he is not removable based on his drug paraphernalia conviction and to dismiss the proceedings with prejudice. It had...

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