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Arizona immigration law

Sep 5, 2012 — The ruling clears the way for police to carry out the "show me your papers" provision of the law. The 2010 law says officers, while enforcing other laws, can question the immigration status of those they suspect are in the country illegally.
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Jun 25, 2012 — Political analysts say that President Obama is most likely to reap political benefits from the Supreme Court decision striking down three of four provisions of Arizona's immigration enforcement law.
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Apr 25, 2012 — At one spot, songs and chants in English and Spanish called on the court to strike down the law. At another, supporters of State Bill 1070 unfurled flags of the United States, Arizona and the Tea Party. Here are a few of the people who traveled to the steps outside the court on Wednesday.
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Apr 25, 2012 — The early analyses of this morning's Supreme Court hearing on parts of Arizona's controversial immigration law are in. The consensus is that the majority of justices will likely uphold the state.
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Dec 12, 2011 — The Obama administration has challenged the law, saying it encroaches on the federal government's jurisdiction.
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Apr 11, 2011 — A federal appeals panel today upheld a lower court's ruling that barred some provisions from going into effect — including one about determining the immigration status of people detained by police.
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Nov 9, 2010 — In today's first hour of Talk of the Nation, Arizona's immigration law, and the Beast of Balzano. In our second hour, performance reviews, and jazz pianist Randy Weston.
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Jul 28, 2010 — A U.S. judge blocked key Parts Of Arizona's anti-illegal immigration law, a win for opponents.
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Jul 6, 2010 — Lee Hill takes you inside stories on the Tell Me More radar — a White House lawsuit against Arizona, an ex-policeman in California on trial for murder and an unusual concert pairing with the Queen of Soul and a former Secretary of State.
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Jul 6, 2010 — The Justice Department, as expected, has filed a federal lawsuit against the state of Arizona and its recently-passed law on illegal immigration.
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