The SCOTUS Ruling

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#1 Jun 25, 2012
Actually, the Supreme Court's ruling will have no adverse effect upon Arizona lawmen's ability to arrest illegal aliens. It left intact their authority to check the IDs of suspected illegal aliens.

If state law enforcement officers find an illegal alien, all the criminal provisions of the the Federal Law, 8 USC 1357(g) automatically kick in, empowering state and local lawmen to enforce the Federal law against illegal aliens. Illegal aliens are already required under 8 USC 1306 to always carry proof of alien registration. There are criminal penalties for failing to do so, including jail sentences and fines.

Application of the Federal law may require a little more local officer training, which is probably less complicated than the overruled State law was, anyway. This will, in effect, start the crumbling of the so-called "sanctuary cities." Itinerant state lawmen (i.e., State Troopers) are not subordinate to corrupt, local county and city commissioners that give criminals and illegal aliens a false sense of security with the myth of the media-created concept "sanctuary."

So, "Go get 'em, Joe Arpaio! Kick ass, take names and dress 'em in pink panties that reflect their true "machismo."

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