Tuesday, January 17th, 2017

Anti-Immigrant Law Hits Roadblock in Big Sky Country

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"Judge Jeffrey Sherlock has granted a partial preliminary injunction, issuing “limiting constructions” on the ways that the State of Montana can implement LR-121.  You can download the order here.  This order is significant because it constitutes the first decision in the State of Montana to address the constitutionality of any state-level enforcement of federal immigration laws.

This order recognizes two important failings in the referendum that was referred to Montana voters by the legislature