The Supreme Court issued a split decision on Arizona’s law:
The justices said Arizona’s police can stop, question and briefly detain immigrants if officers have reason to believe they are in the country illegally. This was seen as a key part of the state’s law.
But the justices said the police have limited authority. They must check with federal immigration agents before deciding to hold the suspects.
Earlier today, the Supreme Court found itself in the middle of another issue swarming with political implications — the Arizona immigration law. It didn't go so well for the government — not even with Obama-friendly justices. Here, ... Read Post
AP reports: The justices said they will review a federal appeals court ruling that blocked several tough provisions in the Arizona law. One of those requires that police, while enforcing other laws, question a person's immigration s... Read Post