Arizona vs. United States
In 2010, Arizona highlighted policies that would ultimately affect the lives of many immigrants who came into the U.S without legal permission. Many civil rights groups had seen this as racial bias. These became an issue with federal government and they challenge this as “unconstitutional” this act was in fear that Arizona was trying to neglect the sovereign powers of the federal government on federal immigration laws.
Arizona passed the law that makes it a state misdemeanor crime for any aliens or immigrants to be in the state of Arizona without carrying the required documents of registration. This law was made clear and ...view middle of the document...
This means this means that no government at a local or state level may make or enforce law that conflicts with any provision of the constitution, acts of congress, treaties, or other rules and regulations issued by the president and his or her subordinates in the executive branch of the federal government. This constitutional act by the federal government is an effort to save Latinos from being racially profiled and frequently stopped, detained and arrested. There has been protest and boycotts in about 70 cities in the U.S. This Law was seen different any many persons eyes so it became an issue nationwide.
The constitution has a clause under Article I, section 8 Naturalization and Bankruptcy. Article I, Section 8 clause 4 simply says that “only Congress may determine how aliens can become citizens of the United States. Congress may make laws with respect to bankruptcy “In the case of Arizona vs. United States the congress has the most power under the constitution. And therefore the federal government has the most power. These constitutional references really stop Arizona in its tracks in my mind. These constitutional references also gave the federal leverage with the lawsuit that the federal government filed against Arizona.
There were many parts of the Arizona law. There were also many parts of the law that were upheld by the Supreme Court. Some of particular parts of the law that was preempted were ‘’ if your 14 years or older who are in the country longer than 30 days to...