Department of Justice Files Lawsuit Challenging Arizona Immigration Law

The Department of Justice filed a lawsuit today challenging Arizona's new immigration law, which takes effect July 29. The suit challenges the law on the grounds that immigration is under the purview of the federal government and that Arizona has overstepped its bounds. Justice also claims that the law is too broad and could result in racial profiling and discrimination. The lawsuit names Arizona and state Gov. Janice Brewer as the defendants. While the legal challenge had been expected,...Full Story
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