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SCOTUS Strikes Down Key Provisions in Arizona's Anti-Immigrant Legislation

The Supreme Court on Monday struck down large portions of the controversial Arizona anti-immigrant law SB 1070, including a provision that made it a state crime for undocumented immigrants to seek employment. The most divisive provision of the law—requiring state and local police to inquire about a person's legal status when stopped in process of another offense—was upheld. 

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