The Washington Times: Supreme Court broadens grounds of deportation for immigrants who obstruct justice

IRLI In The News

June 23, 2023

By Stephen Dinan

The Supreme Court ruled Thursday that someone can obstruct justice even if an official investigation has not yet been opened — a decision that makes it easier to deport some immigrants with criminal records.

The court was reviewing two cases involving legal immigrants convicted of witness tampering and accessory after the fact, and whom the government wanted to deport under a law that makes even legal immigrants removable if they obstructed justice.

Read the full story at The Washington Times.

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