UNITED STATES: S/Court backs Trump in immigration detention

The Supreme Court has given the Trump administration a victory by ruling criminal noncitizens can be detained at any time.

The 5-4 ruling states federal officials may detain convicted immigrants indefinitely after they finish serving prison time, even years after.

Advocates had argued the law only allowed for detention immediately after immigrants were released from prison.

The court’s liberal justices dissented from the conservative decision.


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