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Published July 15, 2010 | Associated Press
DETROIT -- States have the authority to enforce immigration laws and protect their borders, Michigan Attorney General Mike Cox said Wednesday in a legal brief on behalf of nine states supporting Arizona's immigration law.
Cox, one of five Republicans running for Michigan governor, said Michigan is the lead state backing Arizona in federal court and is joined by Alabama, Florida, Nebraska, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, South Dakota, Texas and Virginia, as well as the Northern Mariana Islands.
The Arizona law, set to take effect July 29, direc
The hell with worrying about the federal government suing the states...get your states to sue (or counter-sue in some cases) the federal government for breech of contract in guarding our borders. Also, the federal government collects money illegally and makes virtually no effort to trace its origins, which most likely is from illegal activities. They launder illegal money, which is organized crime and probably prosecutable under the RICO act. Take this opportunity to clarify states rights and constitutionally prove the relatively limited job and responsibilities the federal government actually has as compared to what it has become.