Judge Blocks Part of Arizona Immigration Law

A federal judge deals a serious blow to Arizona's anti-immigration law.


A federal judge blocked part of Arizona's immigration bill. The ruling by U.S. District Judge Susan Bolton sets up a lengthy legal battle as Arizona fights to enact the toughest-in-the-nation law on immigration. Republican Gov. Jan Brewer said the state will likely appeal the ruling and seek to get the judge's order overturned. The provisions that angered opponents will not take effect, including sections that required officers to check a person's immigration status while enforcing other laws. Pump your brakes, Arizona. You may have to actually observe people's civil rights.

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