Justices Won't Hear Immigrant's 2nd Try To Beat Deportation

Law360, New York (January 9, 2017, 3:06 PM EST) -- The U.S. Supreme Court said Monday it is again declining to hear a case involving a native of Dominica who is facing deportation and claims she did not have adequate representation when she entered a plea in a drug case in Texas.

The Supreme Court did not expand on its rationale for declining the petition for certiorari filed in July by Alicia Brumant, who argued that her former attorney failed to advise her that she would almost certainly be deported after pleading guilty to drug possession...
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