Supreme Court Will Hear Arizona Immigration Case

Posted by | December 12, 2011 13:18 | Filed under: Top Stories

A lower court upheld a Justice Department challenge to void the law. The issue is whether the state can step in to do what the federal government is mandated to do.

The justices — minus Justice Elena Kagan, who did not participate in consideration of the petition — said they will review a federal appeals court ruling that blocked several provisions in the Arizona law, including one that requires police, while enforcing other laws, to question a person’s immigration status if officers suspect he is in the country illegally.

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