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June 25, 2012 - The Huffington Post
As the Supreme Court upheld a central provision of Arizona's controversial immigration law on Monday -– a requirement for law enforcement to check the legal status of suspected undocumented immigrants -- a powerful corporate lobby may stand to benefit: the private prison industry.
June 25, 2012 - Fox Business
Attorney Alberto Cardenas, Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach and National Immigration Forum Executive Director Ali Noorani on the impact of the Supreme Court ruling on Arizona’s immigration law.
June 25, 2012 - New York Times
Immigrant rights groups said they worried that the Supreme Court’s decision on Monday allowing a key provision in Arizona’s tough immigration law to stand would lead to racial profiling, as Gov. Jan Brewer described the decision as “a victory for the rule of law.”
June 25, 2012 - Southern California Public Radio
The U.S. Supreme Court's decision to strike down three out of four sections of Arizona's controversial SB 1070 anti-illegal immigration measure has drawn mixed reactions.
June 25, 2012 - Investor's Business Daily
The law's opponents split on whether the decision represented a win for their side and immigrants. The lawyers, insiders said, felt it was the best that could be hoped for and still made future legal challenges possible. Activists feared the impact until that challenge. Read More At IBD: http://news.investors.com/062512-616042-immigration-ruling-splits-laws-foes-a-win-or-a-loss-.aspx#ixzz27nJ36DXi
June 25, 2012 - Fox News Latino
Arizona Sheriff Office December 21, 2011: Maricopa County Sheriff's Office immigration jail officers turn in their credentials after federal officials pulled the Sheriff's office immigration enforcement powers. (AP) Based on today’s decision by the Supreme Court, law enforcement officials in Arizona can proceed to enforce a law that codifies racial profiling. The Court’s ruling will cause deep and irreparable harm to the civil rights of many of our fellow Americans. Read more: http://latino.foxnews.com/latino/politics/2012/06/25/ali-noorani-supreme-courts-immigration-ruling-threatens-civil-rights/#ixzz27nIjDCES
June 25, 2012 - Reason Magazine
| June 25, 2012When people in my piece of Arizona fret about Arizona's SB 1070 — the immigration law trimmed to fit by the U.S. Supreme Court's decision in Arizona v.
June 25, 2012 - Rolling Stone - Blogs
Arizona's abhorrent immigration law – which Mitt Romney recently praised as a "model" for the nation – has been largely struck down by the Supreme Court, in a 5-3 ruling joined by arch-conservative Chief Justice John Roberts.
June 25, 2012 - Azdailysun.com
Arizona officials reacted this morning after the nation's high court ruled that Arizona can require state and local police to check the immigration status of those they have stopped.
June 25, 2012 - CNN.com International
Editor's note: Ali Noorani is the executive director of the National Immigration Forum, an organization based in Washington that advocates for the value of immigrants.