Tags: Arizona | immigration | law | appeals

9th Circuit Won't Block Part of Ariz. Immig. Law

Tuesday, 25 Sep 2012 06:17 PM

 

A federals appeals court has turned back the latest effort by a civil rights coalition to bar police from enforcing the most contentious part of Arizona's immigration law.

Opponents of part of the law requiring police to question some people they contact about their immigration status wanted the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals to block its enforcement.

That provision survived a U.S. Supreme Court review and it went into effect Sept. 18 after a federal judge in Phoenix said it could be enforced.

In a ruling Tuesday, the appeals court in San Francisco denied the coalition's emergency motion for an injunction pending appeal and their request for certification to the Arizona Supreme Court.

An attorney with the National Immigration Law Center says the coalition is assessing its next step.

© Copyright 2015 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

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

Silver to Hand Off N.Y. Assembly Speaker Duties to Fight Charges

Monday, 26 Jan 2015 07:36 AM

New York Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver is temporarily handing off control of the chamber to a group of top members so  . . .

Bill Clinton: Healthcare Begins With Grassroots 'Wellness' Efforts

Monday, 26 Jan 2015 06:55 AM

Former President Bill Clinton called for an intensified emphasis on wellness as opposed to fixing sickness, KESQ News re . . .

Secret Service Recovers 'Device' from White House Grounds

Monday, 26 Jan 2015 06:10 AM

The US Secret Service has recovered a device from the grounds of the White House, a spokesman said on Monday, adding t . . .

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