Supreme Court Restricts Deportations of Immigrant Felons

Apr 17, 2018

On Tuesday, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that an immigration statute requiring the deportation of noncitizens who commit felonies is unlawfully vague. it's a decision that could limit the Trump administration’s ability to step up the removal of immigrants with criminal records. The ruling helps clarify the criminal acts for which legal immigrants may be expelled for. It comes at a time when Trump seeks to increase deportations of immigrants who have committed crimes.