Utah immigration law challenged

[JURIST] The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) and the National Immigration Law Center (NILC) [advocacy websites] on Tuesday filed a class action lawsuit [complaint, PDF] challenging Utah’s controversial immigration law [HB 497 materials; JURIST news archive]. The bill, which has been compared to the Arizona immigration law [SB 1070 materials; JURIST news archive], was signed into law [JURIST report] in March by Governor Gary Herbert [official website] and requires police to check the immigration status of anyone arrested for an…

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