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Ninth Circuit To Review AZ Immigration Law

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Arguments will be heard today by the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals in San Francisco involving Arizona’s controversial new immigration law.

The state of Arizona is appealing a ruling from Judge Susan Bolton striking down key components of the law.  Arizona Governor Jan Brewer will join a team of lawyers today as they face off against the Justice Department in an attempt to reinstate the most controversial parts of SB 1070.  Those sections include a requirement that police check the immigration status of anyone detained if there is a reasonable suspicion they are in the U.S. illegally.

To learn more KXNT Morning News spoke to CBS News Reporter Andrew Cohen.

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