Green Card Class Wants Bond Ruling Upheld At High Court

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Law360, New York (October 21, 2016, 5:55 PM EDT) — A green card holder representing a class of noncitizens challenging their detention has urged the Supreme Court to keep intact a Ninth Circuit ruling that certain immigrants are entitled to automatic bond hearings following six months of detention, saying prolonged civil confinement without such hearings violates due process rights.

Alejandro Rodriguez rejected the U.S. Department of Justice’s argument that the Ninth Circuit’s October 2015 ruling conflicts with statutory and regulatory text, telling the justices on Oct. 17 that prolonged detention must be supported by an individualized…

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