The article focuses on a legislation enacted by Arizona which offered powers to the state and local officers for enforcing immigration law and perform immigration checks in case of reasonable suspicion. A reexamination is conducted based on preemption in immigration law jurisprudence for analyzing federal and state conflicts with reference to the trial of Arizona v. United States. The affirmative duties of the officers and the enforcement mechanism of the U.S. Congress are also discussed.



To view the content in your browser, please download Adobe Reader or, alternately,
you may Download the file to your hard drive.

NOTE: The latest versions of Adobe Reader do not support viewing PDF files within Firefox on Mac OS and if you are using a modern (Intel) Mac, there is no official plugin for viewing PDF files within the browser window.