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Supreme Court to review no-bail policy for immigrants awaiting deportation hearings

The Supreme Court on Monday agreed to hear a Justice Department appeal of a 2015 lower-court decision requiring bail hearings for immigrants who have been in detention for at least six months awaiting deportation proceedings.

However, the American Civil Liberties Union—which won a lower-court ruling requiring bail hearings after six months—said recently disclosed hearing records show a2003 high-court precedent the Justice Department cited to bolster its case was partly based on government-supplied information that understated the length of immigration detentions…

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