Supremes hint OK with Arizona immigration law

Police officers required to check status of suspected illegals

Published: 23 hours ago

(MSNBC) The U.S. Supreme Court indicated Wednesday it appears ready to uphold one of the most controversial parts of Arizona’s immigration law: a requirement that police officers check the immigration status of people they think are in the country illegally.

Wading into a highly divisive issue in the middle of a presidential campaign year, conservative and liberal justices who heard oral arguments on Wednesday morning seemed to find no strong objection to that section of the law, which also allows police to stop and arrest anyone they reasonably believe is in the country illegally. READ MORE …

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