Supreme Court Immigration Ruling Underscores Need for Immigration Reform

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LIRS welcomes today’s Supreme Court decision to reaffirm the federal government’s responsibility for immigration by striking down three provisions of Arizona’s extreme anti-immigration law, SB 1070, and underscores the need for comprehensive immigration reform.

“We are glad to see a broad spectrum of justices come together to firmly reassert the federal role and responsibility in immigration policy,” said LIRS President and CEO Linda Hartke. “This ruling sends a strong message to states not to intrude into federal responsibility for immigration and highlights the need for Congress and the Administration to step up and overhaul our nation’s immigration laws.”

To read the full LIRS press release on the Supreme Court decision, please click here.

 

 

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