No. 19-897.

141 S.Ct. 2271 (2021)

Tae D. JOHNSON, Acting Director of U. S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, et al., Petitioners v. Maria Angelica GUZMAN CHAVEZ, et al.

Supreme Court of United States.

Decided June 29, 2021.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Vivek Suri , Washington, DC, for Petitioners.

Paul W. Hughes , Washington, DC, for Respondents.

Jeffrey B. Wall , Acting Solicitor General Counsel of Record, Edwin S. Kneedler , Deputy Solicitor General, Scott G. Stewart , Deputy Assistant Attorney General, Vivek Suri, Assistant to the Solicitor General, Lauren E. Fascett , Brian C. Ward , Attorneys Department of Justice, Washington, D.C., for Petitioner.

Simon Y. Sandoval-Moshenberg , Rachel C. McFarland , Legal Aid Justice Center, Falls Church, VA, Mark Stevens , Murray Osorio PLLC, Fairfax, VA, Paul W. Hughes , Counsel of Record, Michael B. Kimberly , Andrew A. Lyons-Berg , McDermott Will & Emery LLP, Washington, DC, Eugene R. Fidell , Yale Law School, Supreme Court Clinic, New Haven, CT, for Respondents.

Federal immigration law contains various provisions authorizing the Government to detain aliens during the removal process. This case concerns two of them: 8 U. S. C. § 1226 and 8 U. S. C. § 1231. We are asked to decide which of those provisions applies to aliens...


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