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League files brief in lawsuit challenging Arizona immigration law

Tuesday, Jun. 29, 2010

The League of Women Voters of the United States joined with the League of Women Voters of Arizona and others in filing a friend-of-the-court brief in the lawsuit challenging the recently enacted SB 1070 in Arizona.

The law, purported to be an attempt to curb illegal immigration, “will subject United States citizens and legal residents who are members of racial and ethnic minority groups, and particularly those who may be perceived to be somehow ‘foreign,’ to the disruption, stress, and humiliation of detention and interrogation.”

Read more: The League's Amicus Brief