Skip to main content
Find a Lawyer

United States Supreme Court

Nielsen v. Preap, 16–1363

Interpreted an immigration law provision that focuses on noncitizens who have committed certain serious offenses or have ties to terrorism. The question had to do with whether these individuals may apply for bail or parole while the government decides whether to deport them. In a 5-4 decision, the U.S. Supreme Court answered the question "no." Justice Alito delivered the Court's opinion.

Appellate Information

  • Decided
  • Published 2019/03/19


  • Alito


  • United States Supreme Court


Copied to clipboard