Most controversial sections still hold, though.
After suffering a major legal setback in the summer, Arizona regained its footing in court Friday when a federal judge dismissed parts of the U.S. Justice Department’s challenge to the state’s new immigration law and rejected several claims made by Hispanic activists and Phoenix police officers.U.S. District Judge Susan Bolton’s ruling on Friday struck down the federal government’s challenge to the portion of the law that prohibits the transport of illegal immigrants.It also rejected a challenge from Phoenix police officers and an advocacy group called Chicanos Por La Causa who argued that the cops could be sued for racial profiling if they enforced the law or lose their jobs if they didn’t.Arizona Regains Footing in Legal Battle Over Immigration Law.
- Judge Dismisses Part of Arizona Law Challenge (foxnews.com)
- Arizona Immigration Law’s Supreme Court Challenge (thedailybeast.com)
- Supreme Court examines AZ immigration employment law (justjobs.com)
- Florida Follows Arizona’s Lead With New Bill Cracking Down on Illegal Immigrants – Fox News (news.google.com)
- Debate over Arizona immigration law heads to appeals court (cnn.com)
- “Judge holding hearings on whether Arizona immigration law should take effect” and related posts (taragana.com)
- Feds will press case for blocking immigration law (seattletimes.nwsource.com)
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