Tia Sewell

Tia Sewell is a junior at Stanford University studying international relations and economics. She is an intern at Lawfare and the Brookings Institution.

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Illegal Immigration Reform and Immigrant Responsibility Act of 1996

SCOTUS Upholds Expedited Removal of Undocumented Immigrants

The Supreme Court held that the limits set by the Illegal Immigration Reform and Immigrant Responsibility Act of 1996 do not violate the Suspension Clause in Article I of the Constitution. This decision denies undocumented immigrants the right to habeas corpus review of the government’s removal decisions.