Sunday, May 27th, 2018

Did Arizona Lie to the Supreme Court?

"A week after Supreme Court arguments over Arizona's
illegal-immigration law, the arrest, detention and subsequent release of
an undocumented woman following a traffic stop added a real-world
example to the courtroom debate about how the statute could play out.  Araceli Mercado Sanchez, who is
married to an American soldier and is in the process of legalizing her
U.S. residency, was pulled over Tuesday for making an illegal turn, and
sent to immigration authorities when she couldn't produce a driver's
license or Social Security card requested by a sheriff's deputy. Federal
authorities released her late Thursday after she had spent two nights
in detention. … 'This case
shows how hard it is for state law-enforcement officials to determine
someone's immigration status,' said Margaret Stock