The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday added another immigration case to its docket for next term.
The latest case involves a technical question of whether non-citizens in “withholding-only” proceedings are subject to the detention provisions of Section 1226 of the Immigration and Nationality Act or Section 1231.
The result affects whether some non-citizens are entitled to a bond hearing.
In 2018, there were 3,236 new cases of “withholding-only” proceedings, meaning that non-citizens have already been ordered deported, but are waiting to hear if they’re eligible for relief from removal.
This is the second time in recent terms that the court ...