The other SCOTUS shoe: AZ immigration law

The Obama administration may get hit with a double whammy of bad news this week; not only is SCOTUS contemplating overturning Obamacare, but a decision is also expected in the government's challenge to the Arizona immigration statute. Wall Street Journal: he U.S. Supreme Court is set to decide the fate of Arizona's tough anti-immigration law this week, in a ruling likely to affect the national debate over immigration ahead of the November elections.  The court could strike down the challenged provisions as an intrusion on federal sovereignty, uphold them as a legitimate public-security effort by the state, or take a piece-by-piece approach that could leave both sides claiming victory. Some justices at arguments in April suggested they weren't troubled by a section of the Arizona law directing police officers to check the immigration status of people they stop.  That section was one of four at issue before the high court. The others make it a crime for immigrants...(Read Full Post)