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ZADVYDAS v. DAVIS, 99-7791

Under 8 USC 1231(a)(6), the government may detain aliens admitted to the United States but subsequently ordered removed beyond the normal 90 day period, but only for a period reasonably necessary to secure the aliens removal.

Appellate Information

  • Decided 06/28/2001
  • Published 06/28/2001



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