Supreme Court overrules 9th Circuit on immigrant detainees


In a blow to California’s activist 9th Circuit, the Supreme Court reversed their ruling that immigrants facing deportation had a right to a bail hearing.


WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court on Tuesday strengthened the Trump administration’s power to hold immigrants in jail for months or years as they fight deportation, ruling federal law gives these detainees no right to a bail hearing or chance to go free. In the 5-3 decision, the court’s majority found that federal law says immigrants who…


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