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Statement of Mary Bauer, Deputy Legal Director of the Southern Poverty Law Center on United States Supreme Court ruling in Nielsen v. Preap:

“Today the Supreme Court dealt another blow to immigrant’s rights by ruling that certain immigrants are not entitled to bond hearings.  This decision is a setback to everyone’s liberty and due process rights.”   
“Our nation’s harsh immigration practices lock up 50,000 people on any given day—simply because they are immigrants. These practices rip apart families and communities, destroying lives. Rather than continuing to increase our reliance on immigrant detention, we should be moving toward severely limiting it and increasing our commitment to due process and transparency."