Citizens Don't Have Right to Bring in Their Non-Citizen Spouses - US Supreme Court Rules

Date: 22-06-2024 7:47 am (4 weeks ago) | Author: kacy lee
- at 22-06-2024 07:47 AM (4 weeks ago)

The recent ruling by the USA Supreme Court, delivered with a 6–3 majority, determined that American citizens do not possess a constitutional right to guarantee their noncitizen spouse’s entry or access into the country.

This decision emphasizes that a U.S. citizen's interest in having their spouse live with them in the United States does not translate into a constitutional right enforceable by the courts.

Justice Sonia Sotomayor, in her dissent, expressed concern that this ruling may indicate a broader intent of the court to challenge and potentially overturn existing protections related to marriage equality.

Her warning suggests that the court's decision could have wider implications beyond the immediate context of immigration and spousal rights, possibly affecting future cases related to marriage and family protections.

The ruling reflects a significant interpretation of the intersection between immigration law and constitutional rights, particularly how they apply to familial relationships involving noncitizen spouses. This decision may influence how future cases concerning the rights of citizens in relation to their noncitizen family members are adjudicated.

Posted: at 22-06-2024 07:47 AM (4 weeks ago) | Addicted Hero
- kp45 at 22-06-2024 10:09 AM (4 weeks ago)
Posted: at 22-06-2024 10:09 AM (4 weeks ago) | Addicted Hero
- gogoman at 22-06-2024 10:46 AM (4 weeks ago)
of course!! you can't just say oh, she my wife who pick from mud in Africa and she can live with me without legalizing the slut! t the end of the day she will ruin you  Roll Eyes Roll Eyes Roll Eyes
Posted: at 22-06-2024 10:46 AM (4 weeks ago) | Grande Master