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Immigration Law

Breaking: Flores Settlement Interpreted by Ninth Circuit

Flores v. Lynch, July 6, 2016 - "Although the issues underlying this appeal touch on matters of national importance, our task is straightforward — we must interpret the Settlement.  Applying familiar principles of contract interpretation, we conclude that the Settlement unambiguously applies both to accompanied and unaccompanied minors, but does not create affirmative release rights for parents.  We therefore affirm the district court in part, reverse in part, and remand."