Post by Jenny Erikson The U.S. Supreme Court heard oral arguments on Wednesday over the hotly debated S.B. 1070, the immigration law enacted in Arizona in 2010. At the center of the controversy is the provision that would allow state law enforcement to ask for documentation of persons they suspect to be in the country illegally.
It does not mean that cops can arrest little Maria and Juanito on the playground, or follow them home and arrest their mother.
The Supreme Court has just reversed part of the Arizona immigration law. The law was signed by Gov. Jan Brewer. The controversial provision in SB 1070 that requires law enforcement officials to check the legal status of detained and... Read Post
The Supreme Court will hear oral arguments on SB 1070, Arizona's controversial immigration law, on Wednesday. Here are three tidbits to keep in mind: There are four separate provisions at issue. The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals pr... Read Post