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Judge Blocks Arizona Immigration Law

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PHOENIX — A judge has blocked the most controversial sections of Arizona’s new immigration law from taking effect Thursday, handing a major legal victory to opponents of the crackdown.

The law will still take effect Thursday, but without many of the provisions that angered opponents – including sections that required officers to check a person’s immigration status while enforcing other laws. The judge also put on hold a part of the law that required immigrants to carry their papers at all times, and made it illegal for undocumented workers to solicit employment in public places.

  • Lloyd Marshall, Jr.

    WHO CARES about the dumb judge?? The people of Arizona support the law as given; it wil be ENFORCED as given.

    The governor of Arizona should issue this statement… “Thank you, judge, for your OPINION. However, after further consideration, we will proceed with the law we have enacted, IN FULL, as before. Thank you, and good day.”