Monday News: Arizona keeps pieces of SB-1070

Today, the Supreme Court issued a ruling against three sections of Arizona’s immigration law, SB-1070, while upholding the section that gives officers the right to request documented evidence of legal immigration status. I thought that was the part of the law that caused the greatest uproar, but most of what I have read from legal experts said that the federal government prevailed because the decision upholds its prevalence in matters of immigration legislation. As a result of this ruling, other states are going to have these kinds of laws with people being profiled and that will lead to further litigation when enough of the wrong people get profiled. I know that’s how the system works, but does it have to continue to grind along at such a slow pace?

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