Fifty-Five Members of Congress Call on DOJ to Reverse the Matter of M-S- Decision

On 5/15/19, Representatives Tony Cárdenas (D-CA) and Darren Soto (D-FL) led a group of 55 colleagues in a letter to Attorney General Barr urging the DOJ to reverse the Matter of M-S- decision which would make people apprehended between ports with credible fear determinations ineligible for bond hearing in front of an immigration judge.

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  • Click to tweet: 55 Members of Congress wrote a letter to AG Barr expressing their disapproval of his decision in Matter of M-S-. They are calling for a reversal of the decision and data to show how migrants could be impacted. @AILANational http://ow.ly/Xtp230oKbdx
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Cite as AILA Doc. No. 19051542.

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