June 25, 2012
Andy Hernandez, carrying a Mexican flag, and Allison Culver, carrying an American flag argue outside the Arizona Capitol after the U.S. Supreme Court ruled most of the state’s immigration law unconstitutional.
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WASHINGTON (AP) — A divided Supreme Court threw out major parts of Arizona’s tough crackdown on illegal immigrants Monday in a ruling sure to reverberate through the November elections. The justices unanimously approved the law’s most-discussed provision — requiring police to check the immigration status of those they stop for other reasons — but limited the consequences.