Wednesday, July 28, 2010

BREAKING: Fed Judge Blocks AZ Law

 From all over the wires comes the news that a Federal Judge has issued an injunction blocking the enforcement of the strict Arizona Immigration law.

An excerpt from the article:

The overall law will still take effect Thursday, but without the provisions that angered opponents — including sections that required officers to check a person's immigration status while enforcing other laws.
The judge also put on hold parts of the law that required immigrants to carry their papers at all times, and made it illegal for undocumented workers to solicit employment in public places. In addition, the judge blocked officers from making warrantless arrests of suspected illegal immigrants.
"Requiring Arizona law enforcement officials and agencies to determine the immigration status of every person who is arrested burdens lawfully-present aliens because their liberty will be restricted while their status is checked," U.S. District Judge Susan Bolton ruled.


http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/us_arizona_immigration

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2 comments:

Alezend said...

I think we should check your papers Matt, you always did seem...out of place.

Matthew Avitabile said...

At least I'm not at a LAN party with Jade right now.