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Arizona Will Appeal Ruling on Immigration Law, Governor Says

Arizona Governor Jan Brewer said she will appeal a judge’s ruling that struck key provisions of a state law that would have forced police to determine the immigration status of people stopped for questioning.

U.S. District Judge Susan Bolton in Phoenix held yesterday that the state can’t mandate that police make a “reasonable attempt” to determine whether a person is legally in the U.S. and then detain him if there is “suspicion” that he isn’t.