Courthouse News Service: Justices Deny Bond Hearings for Deported Asylum-Seekers Who Reenter

IRLI In The News

June 30, 2021

By Brad Kutner

Asylum seekers who reenter the United States after a prior deportation are not entitled to a bond hearing, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled Tuesday.

The dispute stems from two provisions of the Immigration and Nationality Act that lay out different relief amid removal proceedings that can drag on for months or even years. While one provision requires mandatory detention for any immigrant who reenters the country after having already been deported, another allows for detainees to return to their families if they can prove they pose no danger to the community and are not a flight risk. 

Read the full story at Courthouse News Service

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