Justices OK Required Jail for Accused Immigrants

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http://www.nytimes.com/2003/04/30/politics/30SCOT.html The Supreme Court ruled that federal authorities can imprison immigrants it wants to deport without first giving them a chance to show that they present neither a flight risk nor a danger to the community. The 5-to-4 ruling upheld provisions of a 1996 immigration law as applied to aliens who are lawful permanent residents . . .

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