Justices Rule for Trump Administration in Deportation Case

A 7-2 ruling allows for the expedited removal of people who are picked up at or near the border and fail their initial asylum screenings.

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court ruled on June 25 that the Trump administration can deport some people seeking asylum without allowing them to make their case to a federal judge. The high court’s 7-2 ruling applies to people who are picked up at or near the border and who fail their initial asylum screenings, making them eligible for quick deportation, or expedited removal. The justices ruled in the case of man who said he…

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