Judge Blocks Key Elements Of Ariz. Immigration Law

Law360, New York (July 28, 2010, 4:26 PM EDT) -- The most onerous and controversial portions of Arizona's tough new immigration law, including one that would make it a crime for an illegal immigrant to apply for jobs, were preliminarily enjoined Wednesday by a federal judge after the U.S. challenged the legality of the statute.

Judge Susan Bolton of the U.S. District Court for the District of Arizona said the U.S. showed that portions of the statute were likely preempted by federal law, entitling the federal government to a preliminary injunction. Other parts of the law...
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