Jamie Norman


The Supreme Court's ruling in Jama v. Immigration and Customs Enforcement affects the Government's authority to elect destination countries when deciding where to deport removable aliens. This note will explore the Jama decision. Part II details the procedural history of the case. Part III details and sets forth the facts of the case. Part IV analyzes the majority opinion by Justice Scalia, as 160 well as the dissenting opinion by Justice Souter. Part V considers Jama's judicial, administrative and social impact.5 Finally, Part VI concludes the discussion of Jama and the deportation policy.