4th Circ. Blocks Parts Of South Carolina Immigration Law

Law360, New York (July 23, 2013, 5:17 PM EDT) -- The Fourth Circuit on Tuesday left in place a court order blocking parts of South Carolina's controversial law allowing state police to demand an individual's immigration papers, ruling it would conflict with federal immigration policies.

The appeals court affirmed preliminary injunctions put in place by a lower court that block sections of the law requiring adults to carry identification documents and making it a crime for immigrants living in the U.S. without legal permission to remain in the country.

South Carolina's immigration regime would obstruct the...
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