Hofstra Law Review


Peter Margulies


The article focuses on textualism immigration problem as the U.S. Supreme Court has applied textualist methodology in immigration cases and misread the Immigration and Nationality Act (INA). It mentions application of linguistic canons occurs in a comparative, probabilistic assessment to resolve conflicts and analysis of statutory interpretation generally and immigration law in particular. It also mentions discusses inconsistencies in multi-member tribunals, such as appellate courts.

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