BREAKING -Supremes torpedo Obama's Arizona lawsuit on illegal aliens.In a definite setback for President Barack Obama and Attorney General Eric Holder! YES!
Gov. Brewer and
Arizona won the first case on illegal alien laws passed in her state on Thursday
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a definite setback for President Barack Obama and Attorney General Eric Holder,
the U.S. Supreme Court ruled today that individual states have the right to
revoke the licenses of businesses that know they are employing illegal
aliens. This case is seen as a preview of another case involving Arizona and
illegal aliens expected to go before the nation's highest court.
justices -- in a 5-3 decision -- upheld Arizona's 2007 law, asserting that the
state is well within its rights to enforce such an immigration law under a 1986
federal immigration reform measure that was passed during the Reagan
Administration as part of a limited amnesty deal made with Democratic
ruling -- a disappointment for Obama in a week filled with disappointments --
comes amid a Department of Justice lawsuit against another Arizona law that took
effect last July and which makes it a crime to be in the state, which borders
Mexico, without proper immigration papers.
Obama is backtracking from one miscalculation after another, this ruling may
provide other U.S. states the legal means to pass laws to protect their
residents from adverse effects of illegal immigration," said former law
enforcement officer Mike Snopes.
today's decision, the court cited the Reagan Administration's federal
Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986, which preempts state or local law
imposing civil or criminal sanctions other than through licensing and similar
laws on firms that employ, recruit, or refer unauthorized aliens for
law reserves to the states the authority to impose sanctions on employers hiring
[illegal] workers, through licensing and similar laws.
Justice John Roberts wrote in the majority opinion: "It uses the federal
government's own definition of 'unauthorized alien,' it relies solely on the
federal government's own determination of who is an unauthorized alien, and it
requires Arizona employers to use the federal government's own system for
checking employee status."
President Obama's frequent verbal attacks against the U.S. Chamber of Commerce,
that organization backed the lawsuit filed to invalidate the Arizona law in the
eight justices ruled in this case since Justice Elena Kagan recused herself from
the case because the government made filings against Arizona when she was
solicitor general at the Justice Department.
was joined in the majority by conservative Justices Antonin Scalia, Samuel Alito
and Clarence Thomas, and by Justice Anthony Kennedy, who is seen as a swing
vote. Left-leaning Justices Stephen Breyer, Ruth Bader Ginsberg and Sonia
Obama Justice Department has filed a separate suit against Arizona in hopes of
blocking the 2010 law, which requires local police who are not federal agents
responsible for immigration matters to determine whether people are in the
country illegally during arrests or routine traffic stops.
were slammed by Obama's administration as abusive and divisive.
Kouri, CPP, formerly Fifth Vice-President, is currently a Board Member of the
National Association of Chiefs of Police, an editor for ConservativeBase.com,
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former chief at a New York City housing project in Washington Heights nicknamed
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