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9th Circuit Opens Door For Arizona Immigration Law

Law360 (February 29, 2008, 12:00 AM EST) -- A federal appeals court has declined to stop a controversial Arizona law from taking effect, allowing a measure designed to punish businesses that knowingly hire undocumented workers to move full steam ahead.

On Thursday, a three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit ruled against issuing an emergency stay in the case, paving the way for the immigration reform measure to kick in on Saturday, the Los Angeles Times reported.

While the law technically went into effect on Jan. 1, Arizona prosecutors...
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