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Supreme Court Strikes 3 of 4 Provisions of AZ Immigration Law; Upholds ID Checks (Open Thread)

© Miri WTPOTUS June 25, 2012  

Today, in a 5 to 3 decision, the Supreme Court struck down three of the four provisions of the Arizona Immigration statute, S.B. 1070.  Justice Kagan recused herself from the case.

Upheld was the provision that allowed AZ law enforcement officers to check identification to see if persons routinely stopped are in the country legally.  Continue reading