Tag Archives: SB 1070

Suit seeks to stay enforcement of Ariz. immigration law

Responding to the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision upholding one provision of Arizona’s notorious immigration law that requires those stopped by police to produce documentation of their immigration status, a group of civil rights organizations has filed a new suit challenging ...

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Challenges ahead for Court-whittled Ariz. immigration law

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling striking down three of four challenged provisions of Arizona’s controversial immigration enforcement law – and essentially inviting future challenges to the remaining part of the statute – has lawyers prepared for a flurry ...

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Federal law trumps portions of Ariz. immigration statute

Provisions of an Arizona state law governing registration, employment and state criminalization of illegal aliens are preempted by the federal government’s broad regulatory power over immigration and alien status, the U.S. Supreme Court has ruled. But a provision of the ...

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Schumer: Congress will act if Supremes uphold Ariz. immigration law

WASHINGTON – Sen. Charles E. Schumer, D-N.Y., has promised a swift legislative response if the U.S. Supreme Court upholds a controversial Arizona state law that requires police to check the immigration status of anyone detained and suspected of being in ...

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Does federal immigration law preempt an Arizona law authorizing police to verify the immigration status of individuals who are detained? See “Justices to decide if Az. immigration law is preempted” Arizona v. U.S., No. 11-182. Certiorari granted:  Dec. 12, 2011. ...

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