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US Supreme Court: Detained Immigrants Do Not Have Right to Bond Hearing

The Supreme Court ruled 5-3 Tuesday that immigrants detained by the government and facing deportation do not have the right to a bond hearing. Such hearings determine if a person can be released while awaiting trial in exchange for posting money or property as a bond. If the person fails to appear in court, he forfeits the bond. The decision also affects asylees and permanent legal residents, who can now be detained indefinitely until they have an immigration court...

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