Supreme Court backs Ariz. worker law
Ruling opens door for states, Congress to mandate verification
By Michael Doyle
WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court on Thursday upheld an Arizona law that severely penalizes businesses that knowingly hire illegal immigrants.
In a ruling that's likely to embolden Congress and other states, the court declared that Arizona's law fits comfortably within the state's powers.
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