US government sues Arizona over immigration law

BBC News

The US federal government has filed a legal challenge to a law passed by Arizona to target illegal immigrants.

The law requires police to query the immigration status of people stopped for a legitimate reason who arouse suspicion of being in the US illegally.

The justice department will argue the law is unconstitutional as it usurps federal authority over immigration.

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