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Dreaming in Arizona: Can Prosecutorial Discretion Co-Exist With 'Show Me Your Papers?'

"It is indeed unfortunate that despite noting the role of the federal government in formulating immigration policy, the Court did not, at least for the moment, invalidate 2(B), which essentially legalizes racial profiling. ... It does not require a crystal ball to imagine that 2(B), if enforced...

Arizona Dreamin’: Patchwork Laws, Twilight Status, and Federal Enforcement Priorities

"It appears that President Obama’s decision to grant relief to the Dreamers was passed in anticipation of the Court’s decision in Arizona. The various opinions and the context in which the case was decided thus raise important issues regarding what is federal immigration “law”...

Judge Orders Brewer to Release Documents in AZ DREAMer License Lawsuit (link added)

"Rejecting claims of privilege, a federal judge on Wednesday ordered Gov. Jan Brewer to turn over internal documents and memos leading up to her decision to deny driver's licenses to “dreamers.” Judge David Campbell ruled that the documents are “highly relevant” to the...

Judge: Arizona's 'DREAMers' Can Keep Driver Licenses

"A federal judge has decided to make permanent an injunction overturning Arizona’s ban on issuing driver’s licenses to young immigrants who were brought to the United States illegally as children and spared from deportation by President Obama in 2012. Judge David G. Campbell of Federal...