posted on Jul, 28 2010 @ 12:43 PM
Phoenix, Arizona (CNN) -- With scant hours to go before a controversial Arizona immigration law goes into effect, a federal judge granted a
preliminary injunction Wednesday against the implementation of parts of the law.
There are seven lawsuits seeking to block its implementation. U.S. District Judge Susan Bolton made her ruling on a lawsuit filed by the federal
The law, signed by Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer in April, requires police to question people about their status if they have been detained for another
reason and if there's reason to suspect they're in the United States illegally. It also targets those who hire illegal immigrant laborers or
knowingly transport them. It is to go into effect Thursday.Please visit the link provided for the complete story.
The judge brought an injunction against some of the most controversial parts of the Arizona Immigration Law.
The key part that was blocked, was the part that let law enforcement officers were to check the immigration status of anyone arrested in Arizona.
I believe that immigration law should be enforced by the Federal Government, I believe that the Federal Government has not been doing an adequate job
in doing that job.
But to let cops detain people on the basis of their immigration status I feel is a gross violation of a persons 4th Amendment right.
[edit on 7/28/2010 by whatukno]