February 17, 2019

Review Category : People

Supreme Court mulls parameters for deporting immigrant felons

Supreme Court mulls parameters for deporting immigrant felonsBy Andrew Chung WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Supreme Court justices on Monday expressed skepticism toward part of an immigration law requiring the deportation of immigrants who commit violent felonies because of uncertainty over which crimes fit the bill and which do not. The justices heard arguments in the government's appeal of a lower court's ruling that language in the Immigration and Nationality Act calling for deportation of legal immigrants convicted of a "crime of violence" was so vague that it violated their rights to due process of law under the U.S. Constitution.


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