A law approved four years ago by Hazleton, Pa., clamping down on illegal immigrants and prompting similar moves in towns across the country, has been declared unconstitutional by a federal appeals court. Continue »
According to Chief Judge Theodor McKee: "It is … not our job to sit in judgment of whether state and local frustration about federal immigration policy is warranted. We are, however, required to intervene when states and localities directly undermine the federal objectives embodied in statutes enacted by Congress." Continue »