SCOTUSTalk Podcast, June 21, 2022
"During the week of June 13, the Supreme Court decided two immigration cases (involving bond hearings for noncitizens in immigration detention) and declined to decide a third (involving the Trump-era “public...
John Fritze, USA Today, Mar. 12, 2021
"Less than two months after President Donald Trump left office immigration has fizzled as an issue at the Supreme Court, with major disputes that became conservative rallying cries largely vanishing from the...
Amy L. Howe, Feb. 3, 2021
"The Supreme Court on Wednesday removed two cases from its February argument session after the Biden administration began to unwind the two immigration policies being challenged in the cases. Although the release of an...
Jay Willis, Apr. 29, 2020
"Last week, the U.S. Supreme Court cleared the way for the Trump administration to deport more legal permanent residents for criminal convictions that occurred in the distant past. The appalling result in Barton v. Barr...
Ariane de Vogue and Devan Cole, CNN, Mar. 3, 2020
"The Supreme Court ruled Tuesday against an unauthorized immigrant in Kansas, holding that a state could convict him of identity theft without interfering with federal immigration law.
Ariane de Vogue, CNN, Mar. 2, 2020
"The Supreme Court will consider a major case Monday concerning the rights of some asylum seekers to challenge their expedited removal. The Trump administration is asking the Supreme Court to reverse an opinion...
Three immigration cases are now on the docket:
Nasrallah v. Barr
DHS v. Thuraissigiam
US v. Sineneng-Smith
Cyrus Mehta writes about US v. Sineneng-Smith here: Supreme Court Agrees to Hear Constitutionality of Smuggling Statute That Could Impact...
Supreme Court, Oct. 16, 2019, Kansas v. Garcia, transcript of oral argument
Argument preview: Preemption of state identity-theft prosecutions of noncitizens
Ariane de Vogue, CNN, Oct. 16, 2019
"Wednesday's case concerns whether immigrants who stole Social Security numbers in an attempt to gain employment could be prosecuted under state identity theft law. In general, when it comes to immigration...
Stuart Anderson, Forbes, Apr. 29, 2019
"The U.S. Supreme Court will soon hear a case ( Kansas v. Garcia ) that legal analysts warn may empower state and local prosecutors with political ambitions to go after businesses on immigration grounds. A...
Nielsen v. Preap (5-4)
Justice Alito for the majority: "[T]he United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit held that this mandatory-detention requirement [8 U. S. C. §1226(c)] applies only if a covered alien is arrested by immigration...
Ariane de Vogue, CNN, Mar. 18, 2019
"The Supreme Court agreed on Monday to hear a case [ Kansas v. Garcia, No. 17-834 ] next term concerning Kansas' prosecution of three undocumented immigrants for using stolen Social Security numbers in an...
Nicole Narea, Law360, Dec. 13, 2018 - "In Jennings v. Rodriguez , the high court ruled in February that certain immigrants held in mandatory detention during deportation proceedings aren't entitled to bond hearings after six months in custody...
The Supreme Court will hear oral argument on October 10, 2018 in the case of Nielsen v. Preap.
Jennifer M. Chacón , Professor of Law at UCLA School of Law, has this argument preview for SCOTUSblog: Justices once again consider proper scope of...
Laura D. Francis, Bloomberg BNA, Feb. 17, 2016 - "Stephen Yale-Loehr of Miller Mayer in Ithaca, N.Y., said the case might have split 5-4 in favor of the states if Scalia remained on the court, which would result in a 4-4 tie without him. A tie vote...