Skip to comments.Calif. wants Arizona immigration law overturned
Posted on 03/30/2012 7:54:13 AM PDT by Pelham
SACRAMENTO California has asked the U.S. Supreme Court to overturn Arizona's tough immigration law, saying it would drive illegal immigrants into other states. The Arizona law, passed two years ago, has been largely blocked by court order because of legal challenges. Among other things, it makes in a crime to be in the country illegally and to seek work.
The U.S. Supreme Court has scheduled an April 25 hearing, and a ruling is expected in June.
California Attorney General Kamala Harris has joined 10 other states in asking that the Arizona law be overturned. The other states are New York, Connecticut, Hawaii, Illinois, Iowa, Maryland, Massachusetts, Oregon, Rhode Island and Vermont.
In documents filed Tuesday, Harris said the law exceeds state authority, conflicts with national policy and would drive illegal immigrants into other states.
"There are currently millions of undocumented immigrants living in the United States," the brief states. "The apprehension, detention, and removal of these immigrants necessarily implicates the rights, liberties, and personal freedoms of human beings. Most of these undocumented immigrants...
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Yep....California wants Arizona to become the same pit hole that they are.
Sanctuary Nation ping
Sanctuary cities are old hat. Nationwide is the way to go.
,,,, they ought to straighten out their own house first ,,,, and mind their own damned business .
If they like the illegal situation so much that they want to do nothing to suppress it, why complain about getting more of what they obviously support already?
Normal, law abiding, right thinking, conservative Californians want no such thing.
But we’re not represented anymore, and haven’t been for a long time.
Don’t tar ALL Californians with the same brush! Many more Reaganites still here than the press lets on.
Interesting justification for overturning a law - because it works.
I’m confused. Isn’t the whole reason for California’s sanctuary cities to allow illegal aliens to be there?
thus attesting to the law's efficacy. Meldrim Thompson Jr. would know how to respond to Moonbeam Brown.
Is not free movement of people between the States - and different laws and circumstances - fifty ‘laboratories of Republic governance’- one of the desired outcomes of having fifty semi-autonomous States?
Wait, I thought California liked illegal aliens so much that they forbid any kind of police-ICE cooperation, e-verify, etc. How very puzzling indeed that they are afraid that more illegals would find their way into California’s “sanctuary cities”.
The whole reason for Californias sanctuary cities is to encourage, persuade and reward illegal aliens for coming there.
Well, sounds like the AZ law is helping them meet their goal - they should be thanking them.
How was it I just KNEW that my state, The Peoples’ Republic of Massachusetts, would be one of the states frantically seeking to bring other states down to its own level?
The I read the entire article and-—there we were!!
Well then California (its politicians) is just racist not wanting more illegal immigrants! Just declare a few more sanctuary cities, why should it matter if you get them via Arizona or straight from the motherland if you love them so much that you will infringe the rights of citizens, even their right to live,for them?
California and New York-two bullies re:illegal immigration and the Second Amendment.
saying it would drive illegal immigrants into other states............................................ Well, using California words they understand; “Hey Dudes, Duhhh.”
Lib heads will explode if the SCOTUS upholds SB1070!