Wednesday, November 2, 2016

Immigration in the Suprme Court, 2016 Term

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Cracks are beginning to show in the deference that courts usually give to Congress in the immigration arena.

Tougher immigration laws have spurred the courts to import constitutional norms into the field, once subject to Congress’s plenary power.

Bloomberg BNA takes a look at how that change might affect two immigration cases before the U.S. Supreme Court this term.

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Kimberly Robinson

Nicholas Datlowe

Bernard Pazanowski


Jason A. Cade, University of Georgia School of Law, Athens, Ga.

Gabriel Chin, University of California, Davis, School of Law, Davis, Calif.

Kevin Johnson, University of California, Davis, School of Law, Davis, Calif.

Jennifer Koh, Western State College of Law, Irvine, Calif.

Nancy Morawetz, New York University School of Law, New York

Hiroshi Motomura, UCLA School of Law, Los Angeles

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