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Advocates, Arizona settle federal lawsuit over SB1070

Advocates and Arizona officials have agreed to restrict the remaining parts of Arizona's controversial anti-illegal immigration law SB 1070, ending a lawsuit that began in 2010. Police officers cannot prolong a stop solely to conduct immigration checks and cannot use race or ethnicity as a basis to suspect that someone is in the country without authorization. ... Read more»

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I am appalled that any of my tax dollars went to compensate the plaintiffs for their legal fees. These suits were, are, and always will be frivolous. They are the ones who should be compensating the state, not the other way around.

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Protesters stand in front of Tucson police headquarters during a 2014 protest over the SB 1070-related arrest of an immigrant in the country illegally.

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