Ariz. Law Drafter Calls Court Ruling a 'Victory'

Monday, 25 Jun 2012 01:39 PM

 

Share:
  Comment  |
   Contact Us  |
  Print  
|  A   A  
  Copy Shortlink

The Kansas attorney who helped draft the Arizona immigration law and has advised officials in other states wanting to crack down on illegal immigration is calling the U.S. Supreme Court's ruling a "huge victory."

Kris Kobach says Monday's decision will give Arizona and other states the authority to check the immigration status of someone they suspect is in the country illegally.

Kobach, however, says the ruling is "not a complete victory" since the court threw out several key provisions, including one requiring all immigrants to carry registration papers.

Kobach, a Republican, is a former University of Missouri-Kansas City law professor who now serves as Kansas secretary of state.

Critics of the Arizona law say it would allow law enforcement to racially profile people.

© Copyright 2014 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

Share:
  Comment  |
   Contact Us  |
  Print  
  Copy Shortlink
Around the Web
Join the Newsmax Community
Please review Community Guidelines before posting a comment.
>> Register to share your comments with the community.
>> Login if you are already a member.
blog comments powered by Disqus
 
Email:
Country
Zip Code:
Privacy: We never share your email.
 
Hot Topics
Follow Newsmax
Like us
on Facebook
Follow us
on Twitter
Add us
on Google Plus
Around the Web
Top Stories
You May Also Like

Reagan Astrologer, Joan Quigley, Dies at 87

Saturday, 25 Oct 2014 00:11 AM

Joan Quigley, the astrologer who helped determine President Ronald Reagan's schedule and claimed to have convinced him t . . .

Mali's First Ebola Case, A 2-Year-Old Girl, Dies

Friday, 24 Oct 2014 23:08 PM

A two-year-old girl who was Mali's first case of Ebola died on Friday, shortly after the World Health Organization warne . . .

US General: North Korea Closer to Building Nuclear Weapon

Friday, 24 Oct 2014 22:53 PM

Gen. Curtis Scaparrotti, commander of U.S. forces on the Korean Peninsula, said Friday that North Korea is moving closer . . .

Most Commented

Newsmax, Moneynews, Newsmax Health, and Independent. American. are registered trademarks of Newsmax Media, Inc. Newsmax TV, and Newsmax World are trademarks of Newsmax Media, Inc.

 
NEWSMAX.COM
America's News Page
©  Newsmax Media, Inc.
All Rights Reserved