“show me your papers”

A protester opposed to Arizona's Immigration Law SB 1070 is taken into custody by police officers on April 25, 2012 in Phoenix, Ariz. (credit: Jonathan Gibby/Getty Images)

Ariz. Judge Rules Police Can Immediately Carry Out ‘Show Me Your Papers’ Law

A judge in Arizona ruled Tuesday that police can immediately start enforcing the most contentious section of the state’s immigration law, marking the first time officers can carry out the so-called “show me your papers” provision.