Bloomberg Law: Justices Back Broader Review of Deportation Orders
By Kimberly Strawbridge Robinson
The U.S. Supreme Court broadened the scope of when federal courts can review deportation orders in a ruling that the government said could frustrate congressional efforts to streamline the removal of immigrants convicted of certain crimes.
Under federal law, appellate courts can only review constitutional claims or those involving “questions of law.” Immigrants convicted of certain crimes cannot get federal courts to review factual issues related to their deportation orders. Read the full story at Bloomberg Law.