Supreme Court ruling on Ariz. immigration law leaves state to rely on the feds

PHOENIX — For all the declarations of victory, the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision to preserve the “show me your papers” provision in Arizona’s immigration law means the state will need to rely on its chief critic: the federal government.

The court’s decision Monday struck down parts of the law, but preserved one that requires local police to check the immigration status of people stopped for various reasons and whom officers believe are in the country illegally.

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