Emily Butler Arizona State Immigration Law The Arizona State Immigration Law is the broadest and strictest immigration measure in generations. Its aim is to identify, prosecute, and deport illegal immigrants. However, many people, including President Obama, argue that it threatens the “basic notions of fairness that we cherish as Americans.” This law would make the failure to carry immigration documents a crime and give the police broad power to detain anyone suspected of being in the country illegally. Basically, if an immigrant doesn’t carry around immigration papers as proof that that they are a citizen of the United States, they will be prosecuted and deported. This law is ridiculous because people who have immigrated to the United States don’t carry their immigration documents with them at all times, and it is crazy to tell them that they need to do this to live in the state of Arizona. Arizona is the first state to demand that immigrants meet federal requirements to carry
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