Editorial Arizona Immigration Law

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Arizona Immigration Law 1 Going Over the Edge “The Arizona Immigration Law” Travis Young-Charles Research and Writing 303 TW2 Professor Mendelsohn October 21, 2010
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Arizona Immigration Law 2 Going Over the Edge “The Arizona Immigration Law” On April 23, 2010, Arizona Governor Jan Brewer signed The Arizona Immigration Law. As of July 29, 2010, this law requires state officials and agencies to fulfill and assist with enforcement of the federal immigration laws. Although the law is extremely popular in the state of Arizona, it has raised controversy in much of the United States. Some legal challenges include costs to the state for enforcing the law during hard economic times and how suspicion of immigration is interpreted. The controversy surrounding immigration is very complex. The legislation's supporters feel that immigration law is necessary for our economy to survive from rising problems involving illegal immigrants in Arizona and a demand to secure the border. The American Civil Liberties Union, The Mexican American Legal Defense and Education Funds are those that say it hurts the citizens and would lead to harassment of Hispanics and turn the view of innocence upside down. Border enforcement is one of the basic duties any nation has but The Arizona Immigration Law would only lead to more racial profiling and problems in law enforcement. The new Arizona law passed its own immigration law that has controversial issues which requires immigrants to carry their alien registration documents at all times and allows the local police to stop and check the immigration papers of non-citizens and makes it a state crime not to have them. This is creating a nationwide climate of hatred and fear. The bill would also allow individual lawsuits to be brought against government agencies that hinder enforcement of immigration laws and make it illegal for employers to hire illegal immigrants. Supporters of the bill say it will aid the police in cracking down on violent offenders who cross the border illegally but The American Civil Liberties Union, The Mexican
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