Three legal challenges to the Arizona immigration law have already been filed in federal court in Arizona, asking judges to block implementation of the statute and declare it unconstitutional.
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“If this law were implemented, citizens would effectively have to carry ‘their papers’ at all times to avoid arrest,” said Alessandra Soler Meetze, executive director of the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) of Arizona. “It is a low point in modern America when a state law requires police to demand documents from people on the street.”
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