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21 January 2018 06:40 (South Africa)

Federal government to file suit against Arizona law

  • Andy Rice
    andy rice
    Andy Rice

    Andy Rice is a founding partner of Yellowwood Future Architects, a marketing strategy consultancy. In his other lives, he is the southern hemisphere's only supporter of Cambridge United Football Club, and was once upon a time the South African National Spoofing Champion. He has played football at Wembley and cricket at Lord's within the same weekend, but troubled the scorer on neither occasion. Things could only go up from here.

The Obama administration will attempt to block the controversial Arizona immigration law, which gives local police greater power regarding spot checks and aims at departing more illegal immigrants. It is risky for the Federal government to interfere in state matters to the extent of filing a lawsuit, but the move was widely expected after US President Barack Obama and other senior officials expressed their opposition to the law.  Read more: New York Times

  • Andy Rice
    andy rice
    Andy Rice

    Andy Rice is a founding partner of Yellowwood Future Architects, a marketing strategy consultancy. In his other lives, he is the southern hemisphere's only supporter of Cambridge United Football Club, and was once upon a time the South African National Spoofing Champion. He has played football at Wembley and cricket at Lord's within the same weekend, but troubled the scorer on neither occasion. Things could only go up from here.

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