The Supreme Court on Thursday ruled in favor of an illegal alien in a 6-3 decision. The ruling concluded that the federal government did not satisfy a statute that requires the feds to serve illegal aliens with “a notice to appear” in a single document.
According to Fox News, the “notice to appear” is needed in order to trigger a “stop-time” rule, which prevents some illegal immigrants from being deported.
The “stop-time” rule was established under the Illegal Immigration Reform and Immigrant Responsibility Act of 1996.
“The Act mandates that immigrants who are unlawfully present in the U.S. for 180 days but under 365 days must remain outside the United States for three years unless pardoned,” the law states. “If they remain in the United States for 365 days or more, they must stay outside the United States for ten years unless they obtain a waiver. However, if they return to the U.S. without the pardon, they must wait 10 years until they