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Immigrant’s Detention Won’t Suppress Removal

NEW YORK (CN) - The 2nd Circuit granted in part the petition for review of an Estonian woman who overstayed her visa and was detained for fingerprinting and interrogation at a border checkpoint about 100 miles from the border. Her three-hour detention was not egregious enough to suppress a removal order, the court ruled, but the Board of Immigration Appeals should not have denied her motion to reopen her removal proceedings.

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