Missouri Immigrant and Refugee Advocates

Politics
8:12 am
Mon April 15, 2013

Mo. House Committee Considers Bill To Revoke Public Assistance To Some Immigrants

Mo. House Communications

Originally published on Mon April 15, 2013 2:36 pm

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Politics
4:48 pm
Wed June 27, 2012

Mo. immigrant advocacy groups on Arizona's mostly-nixed law

Originally published on Wed June 27, 2012 3:48 pm

Immigrant advocacy groups in Missouri say that while they are pleased the US Supreme Court struck down most of a controversial Arizona immigration policy, they remain concerned about a provision that had the support of the justices.

The five-to-three ruling on Monday allowed Arizona law enforcement officials to check the papers of anyone they suspect is in the country illegally. Opponents say that will lead to biased policing.

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