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SCOTUS Opinion: Undocumented Immigrants face Higher Hurdle To Challenge Prior to Deportation

In 1988, a Mexican-national was convicted in California for felony DUI and then deported because at the time such a crime was an “aggravated felony” permitting removal. That same person illegally re-entered the United States and was indicted for unlawful reentry. The immigrant sought a collateral challenge of his prior removal order on the basis that the Court had since ... Read More