While opponents of Arizona's tough anti-immigration law, for the most part, applauded the ruling, supporters seized on the provision left intact, suggesting that other states now should empower local law enforcement to verify the immigration status of people arrested or detained during a legitimate stop if police have a reasonable suspicion that the person stopped is illegal.
Ruling Narrows Law, but Upholds Police Check of Immigration Status
The National Law Journal
June 26, 2012
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