High Court Upholds 1 Key Part Of Ariz. Immigration Law

Law360, New York (June 25, 2012, 12:31 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday struck down three provisions of Arizona's controversial immigration law as preempted by federal statute — including one making it a crime for illegal immigrants to seek work — but upheld the portion calling on police to check the immigration status of people they detain.

In a divided decision, the high court concluded that the parts of SB 1070 that would have made it a crime for an illegal immigrant to apply for jobs or for an immigrant not to carry...
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