Block on Trump's Asylum Ban Upheld by Supreme Court
Defendant's conviction for stowing away on a vessel that entered U.S. jurisdiction is affirmed where: 1) intent to be transported to the U.S. was not an element of the 18 U.S.C. section 2199 offense; and 2) Congress intended to apply section 2199 extraterritorially, as indicated by the statute's language.
Filed December 23, 2009
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