Page:United States Statutes at Large Volume 110 Part 2.djvu/90

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110 STAT. 1264 PUBLIC LAW 104-132—APR. 24, 1996 "(2) RECORD.— In any interlocutory appeal taken pursuant to this subsection, the entire record, including any proposed order of the judge, any classified information and the summary of evidence, shall be transmitted to the Court of Appeals. The classified information shall be transmitted under seal. A verbatim record of such appeal shall be kept under seal in the event of any other judicial review. "(c) APPEAL OF DECISION IN HEARING.— "(1) IN GENERAL. — The decision of the judge after a removal hearing may be appealed by either the alien or the Attorney General to the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit by notice of appeal filed not later than 20 days after the date on which the order is issued. The order shall not be enforced during the pendency of an appeal under this subsection. "(2) TRANSMITTAL OF RECORD.—In an appeal or review to the Court of Appeals pursuant to this subsection— "(A) the entire record shall be transmitted to the Court of Appeals; and "(B) information received in camera and ex parte, and any portion of the order that would reveal the substance or source of such information, shall be transmitted under seal. "(3) EXPEDITED APPELLATE PROCEEDING.—In an appeal or review to the Court of Appeals under this subsection— "(A) the appeal or review shall be heard as expeditiously as practicable and the court may dispense with full briefing and hear the matter solely on the record of the judge of the removal court and on such briefs or motions as the court may require to be filed by the parties; "(B) the Court of Appeals shall issue an opinion not later than 60 days after the date of the issuance of the final order of the district court; "(C) the court shall review all questions of law de novo; and "(D) a finding of fact shall be accorded deference by the reviewing court and shall not be set aside unless such finding was clearly erroneous. "(d) CERTIORARI. —Following a decision by the Court of Appeals pursuant to subsection (c), the alien or the Attorney General may petition the Supreme Court for a writ of certiorari. In any such case, any information transmitted to the Court of Appeals under seal shall, if such information is also submitted to the Supreme Court, be transmitted under seal. Any order of removal shall not be stayed pending disposition of a writ of certiorari, except as provided by the Court of Appeals or a Justice of the Supreme Court. "(e) APPEAL OF DETENTION ORDER.— "(1) IN GENERAL.—Sections 3145 through 3148 of title 18, United States Code, pertaining to review and appeal of a release or detention order, penalties for failure to appear, penalties for an offense committed while on release, and sanctions for violation of a release condition shall apply to an alien to whom section 507(b)(1) applies. In applying the previous sentence— "(A) for purposes of section 3145 of such title an appeal shall be taken to the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit; and