The grave consequences to an individual of an order expelling him
or her from the United States has long been recognized. Deportation
has been described by the Supreme Court as a "drastic measure and at
times the equivalent of banishment or exile.
Dowell, Judge J. Daniel; Montante, Judge Philip J. Jr.; Sandron, Judge Ira; and Simonet, Judge Jose
"Protection and Custody of Children in United States Immigration Court Proceedings,"
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