The Supreme Court on Monday struck down significant portions of the controversial Arizona immigration law, but allowed to stand a hot-button provision that requires police officers to review the immigration status of all those they detain. The high court, reviewing four portions of the Arizona law, struck down three of them, saying that the state had overstepped its authority by making it a state crime for immigrants to not register with the federal government, or to seek work or hold a job. It also struck down a provision that would allow police to arrest suspected illegal immigrants without a warrant.
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