Arizona Cops Can Check for Papers, Supreme Court Rules

Arizona Cops Can Check for Papers, Supreme Court Rules

Police officers in Arizona are allowed to check the immigration status of every person who is stopped or arrested, the Supreme Court ruled this morning.

But the court struck down other key parts of the law, signaling a victory for the federal government in its authority over immigration law.

The controversial immigration measure passed in Arizona two years ago and has been opposed by President Obama.

Justice Anthony Kennedy wrote that the policy could interfere with federal immigration law, but that the court couldn’t assume that it would

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Being born with white skin means never having your citizenship questioned.

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