Border security proposals in Congress could be costly; Bush-era memo could complicate challenge of Arizona immigration law
Border security proposals in Congress could be costly Center for Investigative Reporting
The new Arizona law requiring police to question the immigration status of people they come into contact with hasn't slowed policymakers from proposing more immigration measures that could lead to hiring additional border patrol officials. The U.S. Customs and Border Protection's hiring practices have come under fire before -- more than 100 employees have been investigated for corruption since 2004.
2002 memo could complicate challenge of Arizona immigration law The Washington Post
In the legal battle over Arizona's new immigration law, an ironic subtext has emerged: whether a Bush-era legal opinion authorizing state police to arrest undocumented immigrants for violating federal law complicates a potential Obama administration lawsuit against Arizona.
By Jennifer Jenkins |
May 18, 2010; 4:58 PM ET
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