Provisions of Arizona Immigration Crackdown Struck Down by the Supreme Court

By: AP
By: AP

WASHINGTON (AP) -- The state of Arizona can't require all immigrants to carry immigration registration papers, and it can't make it a crime for an illegal immigrant to hold a job. Those are among the provisions of the state's immigration crackdown that were struck down today by the Supreme Court. But the justices didn't toss out a provision requiring police to check the immigration status of someone they suspect is in the country illegally. Still, police are prohibited from arresting people on minor immigration charges.


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