Justices Ponder Licensing In Ariz. Immigration Law

Law360, New York (December 8, 2010, 6:22 PM EST) -- The U.S. Supreme Court struggled Wednesday with whether federal immigration law preempts a 2007 Arizona state law that threatens to revoke companies' business licenses if they hire unauthorized workers, the first of a handful of recent state attempts to regulate immigration to come before the high court.

While some legal observers are hoping for a broad statement from the court on the role of states in immigration regulation as Congress continues to struggle with reform, much of the oral arguments in U.S. Chamber of Commerce v....
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