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Last-minute changes to S1070 broaden enforcement power

While supporters of Arizona’s immigration law have said repeatedly that it will allow police officers to check the immigration status of people during the enforcement of other crimes, the law actually gives police much broader enforcement power, according to legal experts and representatives of the law enforcement community.

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Capitol Quotes 4/2/10

"You're going to hear a lot of things that are similar. The question is, who can you trust?" - State Treasurer Dean Martin, on the differences between himself and the other Republican gubernatorial candidates.

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Next stop for Pearce’s immigration bill: House floor (access required)

For years, beating the drum for increased local authority to pursue illegal immigrants has delivered some of Arizona's lawmakers waves of public support, and to a lesser degree, brought criticism. But because immigration issues tend toward the hyperbolic in Arizona, and the approaching election beckons lawmakers to appear tougher on immigration than those gunning for their seats, a bill that promises to render a great deal of that increased authority looks more likely than ever to become law.

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