California Mulls Boycotting Arizona Over Immigration Law

06/27/2010 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

The leader of the California Senate said Tuesday that the state should consider boycotting businesses from Arizona in protest of a new law there that allows police officers to check the immigration status of those they suspect of being in the country illegally.

Senate President Pro Tem Darrell Steinberg (D-Sacramento) sent a letter to Republican Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger asking for an inventory of Arizona businesses and government agencies with which California does business.

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