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 delivered a mixed response to controversial Arizona immigration law SB 1070 this morning, striking down many of the laws provisions but not ruling on the most controversial one-- allowed law enforcement officers to... Read Post