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Arizona v. United States
Citation:567 U.S. 387 (2012)
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Arizona passed S.B. 1070. Section 3 of this law made it a state misdemeanor to fail to comply with federal immigrant registration requirements. Section 5 of the law made it a misdemeanor for undocumented immigrants to seek or engage in work. The federal government filed suit to enjoin Arizona from enforcing these and other provisions of S.B. 1070.
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