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Law360, New York (August 29, 2016, 6:51 PM ET) — The Third Circuit upheld a district court ruling that 28 families who petitioned to stay in the U.S. on fears of returning to their home country must leave, saying Monday that the lower court lacked authority to review the petitions and that such a finding was not unconstitutional.

In an 82-page precedential decision, a three-judge panel said that although it was sympathetic to the plight of the families and other unauthorized immigrants who have come to the U.S. seeking protection and repose from dangers they truly…

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