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Immigration Law

Expert: Supreme Court Decision Risks Deprivation of Rights (Law360)

Alyssa Aquino, Law360, Dec. 20, 2022

"In a decision known as Garland v. Aleman Gonzalez, the justices ruled 6-3 that Section 1252(f)(1) of the INA bars every federal court, except the high court, from interfering on a class-wide basis with how the executive branch carries out certain immigration enforcement functions. That holding will make it harder for legal challengers to get more than individual relief, even if the policy they're contesting applies broadly, said Stephen Yale-Loehr, an immigration professor at Cornell Law School. "As Justice Sotomayor wrote in her dissent, the decision 'risks depriving many vulnerable noncitizens of any meaningful opportunity to protect their rights,'" he said. "