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Fri Jun 21, 2024, 01:11 PM Jun 21

Simplified SCOTUS: Department of State v. Muoz (2024)

This case is NOT “does a citizen have a right to a spouse to be admitted to the country who is a non-citizen” like I have seen some characterized it as. That question was decided in 2015’s Kerry v. Din.

This is a spousal rights case on whether immigration is a field in which spouses have rights to be involved (as there are many other civil areas in which they have rights). “Fundamental liberty interest” being the official terminology.

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