US Judge in Nevada: Felony Deportation Law Unconstitutional

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A federal judge in Nevada has issued a ruling on deportations that could potentially impact many U. S. immigration cases U. S. district judge Moran did you a migrant herself from Vietnam found that a criminal law surrounding deportations making it a felony to try to return to the US is unconstitutional the judge says section thirteen twenty six is based on racist nativist roots and discriminates against Mexican and Latin next people the judge's forty three page order dismisses the criminal indictment of Gustavo Carrillo pets who was arrested in Nevada in twenty nineteen after having been deported ten years earlier although prosecutors could appeal former HUD secretary Julian Castro says he doubts the justice department would want to defend the law with quote an incredibly racist history I'm Jackie Quinn

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