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US Supreme Court won't extend 2010 immigration ruling

The US Supreme Court building on June 27, 2012 in Washington, DC. Immigrants expelled after pleading guilty to criminal offenses prior to 2010 cannot withdraw their pleas citing poor counsel, the US Supreme Court ruled on Wednesday.Immigrants expelled after pleading guilty to criminal offenses prior to 2010 cannot withdraw their pleas citing poor counsel, the US Supreme Court ruled on Wednesday. The court declined to retroactively apply the historic 2010 ruling in Padilla v. Kentucky, which requires attorneys to inform clients who are not citizens that a guilty plea can mean deportation.