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Challenges ahead for Supreme Court-whittled immigration law (access required)

The U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling striking down three of four challenged provisions of Arizona’s controversial immigration enforcement law – and essentially inviting future challenges to the remaining part of the statute – has lawyers prepared for a flurry of litigation in Arizona and other states with similar measures.

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SB1070 ruling won’t take effect until mid-July

The most contentious part of Arizona's immigration law won't take effect until at least July 20. The U.S. Supreme Court told a lower court Tuesday that the provision's effective date could be pushed back further if the Obama administration seeks a rehearing before the nation's highest court.

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Arizona police face questions after court ruling

TUCSON — Arizona's police chiefs and county sheriffs hoped a U.S. Supreme Court ruling would settle their long-running debate on what role, if any, they should play in immigration enforcement. Instead, the justices' decision to uphold the state's "show me your papers" statute has left them with more questions than answers.

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Homeland Security revokes 287(g) agreements in Arizona

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security today rescinded agreements that allowed seven Arizona law enforcement agencies to check the immigration status of suspected illegal immigrants, further hindering the state’s ability to enforce SB1070 following the U.S. Supreme Court’s landmark ruling today.

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