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  • Supreme Court Allows Immigration Checks

    06/25/2012 2:35:45 PM PDT · by lbryce · 24 replies
    Wall Stret Journal ^ | June 25, 2012 | JESS BRAVIN And TAMARA AUDI
    The Supreme Court struck down much of Arizona's effort to crack down on illegal immigrants but left one key part intact in a ruling that gave both sides of the debate something to cheer. In a 5-3 ruling, the court said Arizona in effect had tried to set up a parallel enforcement system that punished illegal immigrants more harshly and interfered with congressional authority over the nation's borders. The court rejected parts of the state law known as SB1070 that made it a crime for illegal immigrants to seek work and that authorized warrantless arrests of people suspected by state...
  • Grand Jury: Cities Should Have Immigration Checks(Orange County, CA)

    05/21/2007 8:01:19 PM PDT · by kellynla · 25 replies · 931+ views
    Orange County Register ^ | May 21, 2007 | PEGGY LOWE and SARAH TULLY
    SANTA ANA– All of Orange County's large cities should follow the sheriff's department lead and train officers to do immigration checks in their jails, a grand jury said today. In a report on Sheriff Mike Carona's new program that partnered with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, the panel said the cities of Anaheim, Santa Ana, Huntington Beach, Irvine, Orange, Fullerton and Garden Grove should have similar plans. Carona won approval for his plan from the Board of Supervisors in March, although many civil rights groups were opposed to it because they feared it would lead to racial profiling. Under an...