Appeals court leery of Arizona day laborer law

Oct 17, 2012 | Posted by: roboblogger | Full story: Washington Examiner

Arizona's attempt to criminalize day laborers who block traffic seeking work came in for rough treatment Wednesday before a federal appeals court.

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Magadala

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"Opponents argue the law's true purpose is to crackdown on illegal immigrants. They say it violates the laborers free speech rights and filed a lawsuit to invalidate it.

Hah! That's it exactly, to crack down on illegal aliens, what's so wrong with that?!!!! Free Speech, I thought those were rights of American citizens!

9th Circuit Court is the illegal aliens' best friend!!!
El Cid

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Traffic laws would apply in such a case, regardless of who it is blocking traffic the person can be cited for doing so. If in the interaction with law enforcement the officer believes the person is an illegal alien then the matter can be referred to ICE.

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