Supreme Court Wrestles with Case on Detention of Immigrants

The issue in the case before the justices has to do with the detention of noncitizens who have committed a broad range of crimes that make them deportable.

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court wrestled Wednesday with a case about the government's ability to detain certain immigrants after they've served sentences for committing crimes in the United States. Several justices expressed concerns with the government's reading of immigration law. Justice Stephen Breyer seemed perhaps the most sympathetic to the arguments of immigrants in the case. The immigrants, mostly green-card holders, say they should get hearings where they can argue for their release while… Read at AP News

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