The Supreme Court on Monday struck down key parts of Arizona’s immigration law, but upheld one controversial provision – at least for now.
In a 5-3 ruling handed down by Justice Anthony Kennedy, the high court held that most of the provisions being challenged encroached on turf that is constitutionally reserved for the federal government.
The court overturned parts of the law that criminalize one’s presence in Arizona without documentation, criminalize working or looking for work…
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