CNN Blog, Thursday April 26
SB 1070 is a law in Arizona which allows Arizona police to check people’s immigration status if the police have “reasonable suspicion” that the person is in the country illegally. There is a battle currently going on in the Supreme Court over who is responsible for enforcing immigration laws, the federal government or individual state governments.
Your Question (Two Parts):
Should Arizona police be able to check a person’s immigration status if they believe a person may be in the country illegally? Why or why not?
Who should be in charge of enforcing the problem of illegal immigration the federal (national) government or the individual state governments? Why?
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