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Opponents of Arizona Law Plan Recourse if Supreme Court Upholds Law

Opponents of Arizona's immigration-enforcement law are planning their strategy in case the Supreme Court upholds sections of the law. The high court listened to arguments for and against several provisions of the law in April and a decision on the case is expected by the end of June.

Opponents believe the law promotes racial profiling by requiring police to question individuals they believe to be in the country illegally, which would cause them to target Hispanics. The law, however, only allows police to question individuals after they've stopped, detained, or arrested the individual.

Opponents say they will ask lower courts to offer an injunction against provisions of the law upheld by the Supreme Court and also on the grounds that the provisions may result in traffic stops that are longer than permitted under law. Leading the cause are the American Civil Liberties Union and the National Immigration Law Center. Opponents say the Supreme Court, should they uphold the law, would send it back to the lower courts that would then decide when the law would go into effect. They say similar legislation that was passed in other states would also have to go through the same process.

Civil Rights groups are also making plans should the law stand. They are planning a public relations campaign that includes public meetings and bus tours across the state of Arizona.

On June 12th, Gov. Jan Brewer ordered a state board to distribute videos designed to train police to implement the immigration-enforcement law. She said she wants police to be prepared if the Court upholds the law.

For more information, see the Washington Post

 

Publications

Judge Bolton's Ruling on Arizona Immigration Enforcement Law

Articles - Wednesday, July 28, 2010

Amicus Brief from 79 Members of Congress in Support of Arizona Against Justice Department

Articles - Wednesday, July 21, 2010

NumbersUSA Sign-up Form

Local Power Team - Thursday, June 3, 2010

Arizona's Immigration Enforcement Law (as Amended)

Fact Sheets - Wednesday, May 19, 2010

Sen. Chuck Schumer's Letter to Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer

Articles - Thursday, May 6, 2010

Fact Sheet: Arizona's Immigration Enforcement Law

Fact Sheets - Friday, April 30, 2010

In the News

U.S. Rep. Charlie Gonzalez says that in Arizona, Mitt Romney said the state’s SB 1070 law should be model for nation

Quoted - Wednesday, April 11, 2012

Finally, we turned to NumbersUSA, an Arlington-Va.-based nonprofit group that opposes illegal immigration and advocates for limits on legal immigration, because it tracks what the presidential candidates say about immigration. The group’s president, Roy Beck, told us that Romney has expressed support for enacting "attrition by enforcement" policies on a national level such as requiring that businesses use E-Verify. Beck said Romney has not said specific provisions of SB 1070 should be taken as a model for federal immigration laws.

By Charles Gonzales in PolitiFact Texas

http://www.politifact.com/texas/statements/2012/apr/11/charlie-gonzalez/us-rep-charlie-gonzalez-says-arizona-mitt-romney-s/

Fewer day laborers on Phx. streets

In the News - Thursday, August 12, 2010

Day laborers, mostly illegal immigrants from Mexico, also had proliferated in other areas of metropolitan Phoenix, including Guadalupe, west Phoenix and Fountain Hills.

But drive by any of those locations now, and only a handful of day laborers are left. And no longer do they rush up to vehicles en masse, waving their hands in a desperate bid to get hired. Now, they are more likely to keep a lower profile, leaning against a tree or sitting on a milk crate.

There are several reasons for the change. Arizona's slumping economy has dried up the demand for day laborers, who typically are hired for yard cleaning, moving, tree cutting, construction and other jobs. Many have left Arizona to look for work in other states, or they have given up and returned to Mexico.

By Daniel Gonzalez -- The Arizona Republic

http://azstarnet.com/news/article_b471c99a-3e6a-5bef-a066-0515066c4755.html

Missouri sheriffs' group endorses immigration enforcement efforts by border states

In the News - Wednesday, August 11, 2010

Missouri sheriffs are giving their support to law officers in states along the Mexican border seeking to enforce immigration laws.

The Missouri Sheriffs' Association this week approved a resolution backing states that have approved their own legislation on immigration enforcement. The resolution specifically mentions Arizona, where part of a new law on the subject has been blocked by a federal judge.

The Missouri sheriffs group said Wednesday the resolution was approved by more than 100 members at its annual meeting, with no votes in opposition.

By Associated Press

http://www.kplr11.com/news/sns-ap-mo--missouriimmigration,0,2803424.story