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DEMORE v. KIM, 01-1491

Congress may require that deportable criminal aliens be detained for the brief period necessary for removal proceedings. Federal courts have jurisdiction to review a constitutional challenge to a detention under the Immigration and Nationality Act, 8 U.S.C. section 1226(c).

Appellate Information

  • Decided 04/29/2003
  • Published 04/29/2003



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