Justices Seem Open To Upholding Ariz. Immigration Law

Law360, New York (April 25, 2012, 4:53 PM EDT) -- The federal government appeared to find little support at the U.S Supreme Court on Wednesday for its arguments that one key provision of Arizona's controversial immigration law is preempted by federal law, though the justices' position on other provisions, including one related to employment, seemed less clear.

The high court heard oral arguments Wednesday in the state's appeal of an injunction blocking four parts of S.B. 1070. The blocked provisions of the law would make it a crime for an illegal immigrant to apply for jobs,...
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