High court limits throws out much of Ariz. immigration law, keeps key piece

June 25, 2012 at 11:25 am in The Daily Republic

WASHINGTON (AP) A divided Supreme Court threw out major parts of Arizona’s tough crackdown on illegal immigrants Monday in a ruling sure to reverberate through the November elections. The justices unanimously approved the law’s most-discussed provision requiring police to check the immigration status of those they stop for other reasons but limited the consequences.
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