Guy W. Farmer

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July 1, 2012
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Immigration policy: 'Show me your papers'

There were mixed reactions last Monday when the U.S. Supreme Court struck down most of Arizona's strict immigration law while unanimously upholding a provision allowing state and local police to check the immigration status of those they stop for other reasons. Illegal immigration advocates immediately went into cardiac arrest.

"Racial profiling!" the illegal immigration advocates screamed. "We're turning into a police state," and so on. This hysterical overreaction shows how polarizing the immigration issue will be in this year's presidential election. President Obama reacted quickly by ordering U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agents not to cooperate with their Arizona …

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