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  • Article: The Sock Removal Case Continues: Mellouli v. Lynch and Compliance with the Supreme Court’s Mandate. By Kevin Johnson

    The Sock Removal Case Continues: Mellouli v. Lynch and Compliance with the Supreme Court's Mandate


    Last June, the U.S. Supreme Court provided Moones Mellouli, a lawful permanent resident who had been ordered removed from the United States, with a victory in his efforts to reverse a removal order. The Court held that “[f]ederal law ([8 U.S.C.] 1227(a)(2)(B)(i) . . . did not authorize Mellouli’s removal.” It did not remand the case to the court of appeals or the Board of Immigration Appeals for further proceedings, thereby suggesting that the case had come to an end. Nonetheless, there now is a squabble between Mellouli and the U.S. government over just how big Mellouli’s victory was.  For the rest of this post on SCOTUSBlog, click here.

    Baseball Remains as American as Apple Pie? Home Grown Players Dominate MLB Hitting Leaders

    There has been a fair amount written in recent years about Major League Baseball being dominated in the modern times by Latino ballplayers, many of them foreign-born. You can view the full article here.

    Homegrown Pitchers Dominate MLB

    Last week, ImmigrationProf listed the top hitters in Major League Baseball. The list showed that, despite the publicity surrounding the Latinoization of the game, homegrown ballplayers continue to excel. You can view the full article here

    This post originally appeared on Immigration Prof Blog. Reprinted with permission.

    About The Author

    Kevin R. Johnson

    Kevin R. Johnson is Dean, Mabie-Apallas Professor of Public Interest Law, and Professor of Chicana/o Studies. He joined the UC Davis law faculty in 1989 and was named Associate Dean for Academic Affairs in 1998. Johnson became Dean in 2008. He has taught a wide array of classes, including immigration law, civil procedure, complex litigation, Latinos and Latinas and the law, and Critical Race Theory. In 1993, he was the recipient of the law school's Distinguished Teaching Award.

    The opinions expressed in this article do not necessarily reflect the opinion of ILW.COM.

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