Reuters: US Supreme Court says citizens can’t sue over foreign spouses’ visa denials

IRLI In The News

June 21, 2024

By Daniel Wiessner

The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday said the constitutional rights of U.S. citizens are not violated when the government bars their non-citizen spouses from entering the country without explanation.

The court in a 6-3 decision, opens new tab said Sandra Munoz, a U.S. citizen and civil rights lawyer, cannot challenge the U.S. Department of State’s denial of her El Salvadoran husband’s visa application after the agency waited three years to explain that it suspected him of being a gang member.

Read the full story at Reuters.

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