April 26, 2012
It’s a story which is being framed by the national media as “a racial profiling” issue, but in reality it is simply an issue of state’s rights versus the federal government’s desire to rule over them.
The US Supreme Court is currently hearing a Federal lawsuit against Arizona over the state’s controversial S.B. 1070, the results of which have not pleased the White House’s ruling party.
Before the case was heard, liberal critics were lambasting [...]
Supreme Court seems to endorse Arizona’s controversial immigration law
Rulings likely to carry on into June
Positive ruling could potentially damage Obama’s re-election campaign
The U.S. Supreme Court appeared to endorse Arizona’s immigration crackdown on Wednesday, rejecting the Obama administration stance that the federal government has sole power over those who illegally enter the United States.
Justices suggested by their questions and comments that states have significant latitude to adopt laws that discourage illegal [...]
Supreme Court justices took a dim view of theObama administration’s claim that it can stop Arizona from enforcing immigration laws, telling government lawyers during oral argument Wednesday that the state appears to want to push federal officials, not conflict with them.
The court was hearing arguments on Arizona’s immigration crackdown law, which requires police to check the immigration status of those they suspect are in the country illegally, and would also write new state [...]