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PHOENIX -- Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer said that police agencies can immediately begin enforcing the controversial “show me your papers” provision of the state’s landmark immigration law -- the section that was upheld by the U.S Supreme Court.

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    09/19/2012 - 4:33 pm | View Link
  • SB 1070 immigration law: Arizona police can now enforce 'show me your papers'
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    09/17/2012 - 9:14 pm | View Link
  • Arizona immigration: 'Show me your papers' enforcement to begin
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    09/17/2012 - 9:00 pm | View Link
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    09/6/2012 - 12:17 pm | View Link
  • Judge OKs Arizona's show-me-your-papers law
    PHOENIX — A federal judge ruled Wednesday that Arizona authorities can enforce the most contentious section of the state's immigration law, which critics have dubbed the "show me your papers" provision ... for Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer, however, urged ...
    09/4/2012 - 10:40 pm | View Link
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    09/20/2012 - 3:53 am | View Website
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