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Court rejects Alabama appeal on immigration law

3 years 4 months 4 weeks ago April 29, 2013 Apr 29, 2013 Monday, April 29 2013 April 29, 2013 6:34 PM in News
Source: Associated Press
By: Michael Marsh

WASHINGTON- The Supreme Court turned down Alabama's appeal to revive portions of that state's immigration law struck down by lower federal courts. The lower courts have already ruled immigration reform is a function of the federal government and not the states. The Alabama Attorney General's office pointed to Justice Antonin Scalia wanting to hear the appeal and says that's a sign that once additional courts have considered the issue, the Supreme Court will hear the cases.

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