Nations Ask U.S. Court to Join Mexico to Oppose Arizona Law

Bloomberg/Business Week, 10/1/2010

Nine Latin American countries including Brazil and Argentina asked a U.S. judge to join Mexico in its support of a court ruling blocking key provisions of an Arizona law requiring police to determine the immigration status of people stopped for questioning.

Lawyers for Mexico told the U.S. Court of Appeals in San Francisco in a court filing yesterday that the law interferes with its relations with the U.S. and encourages “an imminent threat of state-sanctioned bias or discrimination.”

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