Immigration Law

Supreme Court to Review INA Sec. 236(c) "When...Released" Case: Nielsen v. Preap

Issue: Whether a criminal alien becomes exempt from mandatory detention under 8 U.S.C. § 1226(c) if, after the alien is released from criminal custody, the Department of Homeland Security does not take him into immigration custody immediately.

Underlying CA9 case, Preap v. Johnson, Aug. 4, 2016: http://www.scotusblog.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/06/16-1363-opinion-below.pdf

SCOTUSblog case page: http://www.scotusblog.com/case-files/cases/nielsen-v-preap/