Arizona Immigration Law Controversy

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  • The Supreme Court heard arguments on Arizona's contentious immigration law in April 2012, with focus on so-called show-me-your-papers provisions that authorize police to verify the immigration status of anyone suspected of being undocumented and arrest anyone believed to have committed a deportable offense. NewsHour correspondent Tom Bearden reports. Origina?


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  • Fixing Fences in Arizona (1:25) -- Arizona Senate Bill 1070 (1:52) -- Resident Undocumented Families (2:14) -- Detention of Illegal Immigrants (2:04) -- Illegal Crossings Down (1:25)
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