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Constitutional Law Keyed to Choper
INS v. Chadha
Citation:462 U.S. 919, 103 S.Ct. 2764, 77 L.Ed.2d 317 (1983).
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The Attorney General suspended Chadha’s deportation. Accepting a House Committee’s conclusion that Chadha did not satisfy the hardship requirements, the House of Representatives passed a resolution that the “deportation should not be suspended.” It was not submitted to the Senate, nor presented to the President. The one-House veto here operated to overrule the Attorney General and mandate Chadha’s deportation.
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