POLITICS
06/13/2010 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

Arizona Immigration Law Passes: SB 1070 Directs Cops To Determine Immigration Status

Arizona lawmakers on Tuesday approved what foes and supporters agree is the toughest measure in the country against illegal immigrants, directing local police to determine whether people are in the country legally.

The measure, long sought by opponents of illegal immigration, passed 35 to 21 in the state House of Representatives.

Read more on LA Times