SB 1070 supporters had other expectations.
The Federation for American Immigration Reform, a Washington-based nonprofit that opposes illegal immigrant and advocates a reduction in legal immigration to the country, said that Arizona “established compelling legal arguments in support of the state and local governments’ authority to enforce federal immigration laws.”
Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach, who helped write SB 1070, was pleased with the Court’s line of questioning. “This was a very good day for Arizona in the Supreme Court today,” he told Fox News. “The U.S. Justice Department was on the ropes.”
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