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Arizona law: A tipping point for states?

In Elections, Immigration, Latin America, Mexico, NLLSA, Politics, U.S. Government on May 11, 2010 by nllsachair

The Christian Science Monitor is reporting that 10 more states are considering measures as strict or more than the Arizona law.

For instance, the a gubernatorial candidate in Colorado is running on a platform to “follow Arizona’s lead.”  The article goes on to say, that

Oklahoma is looking at passing tougher penalties for illegal immigrants caught with firearms. South Carolina might make it illegal to hire workers on the side of the road. In addition, state immigration legislation is also being considered in Idaho, Utah, Missouri, Texas, North Carolina, Maryland, Minnesota, and Colorado.

Looks like Arizona threw the first volley in what has become a national powder keg heading into the 2010 midterm elections.

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