U.S. v. Arizona: Who wins?

(Blog Post) Is DOJ right? Does the Constitution preempt the states from taking action against illegal immigration?
The word “immigration” does not appear in the Constitution. The closest reference occurs in Article I, Section 8. Among the powers granted to Congress is: “To establish a uniform rule of naturalization….” The word “uniform” is the strongest argument for the government’s claim of preemption. The Constitution also authorizes the federal ... Full Story »

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Posted by: Posted by Kaizar Campwala - Jul 13, 2010 - 2:09 PM PDT
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Edited by: Jon Mitchell - Jul 21, 2010 - 2:50 PM PDT

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by Jon Mitchell - Jul. 21, 2010

Interesting dissection of the federal case against the Arizona immigration law, mostly concentrating on its weaknesses. However, it does bring in the views of other experts who support the case. This is actually one of the only articles I've read so far that goes into detail about Arizona's legal defense of the law.

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Fabrice Florin
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by Fabrice Florin - Jul. 21, 2010

Reasonable opinion on the federal lawsuit against Arizona's immigration law. This blog post points out the strengths and weaknesses of both federal and state arguments, and cites experts in both cases. Informative and thoughtful.

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Jason Buberel
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by Jason Buberel - Jul. 21, 2010

This one of the first stories I've seen that actually attempts to dissect the details of the legal arguments for and against the measure. Seems reasonably balanced.

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Elishia Windfohr
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by Elishia Windfohr - Jul. 28, 2010

This is an objective analysis on immigration.

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Joseph W Kalb
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by Joseph W Kalb - Jul. 21, 2010

I think this get point of the law. It is fair and shows both sides. notice it has nothing to do with racial profiling that the media has pumped up so much.

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