President Obama, Arizona Governor Claim Win in Immigration Court Ruling
People protest in front of the U.S. Supreme Court in Washington, D.C., on April 25. Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images.
The Supreme Court’s decision Monday striking key components of Arizona’s contentious immigration law, but allowing other parts to go forward, gave both President Obama and Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer — on different sides of the debate — something to applaud.
Updated 4:19 p.m. ET | Watch Brewer’s statement:
Watch the impromptu debate between Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio and one of his inmates here and below:
Read the Supreme Court’s complete decision with annotations:
Monday’s NewsHour broadcast will feature analysis from the National Law Journal’s Marcia Coyle, followed by a debate on the impact of today’s decision with Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach, who helped write the bill at the center of the case, and Steven Gonzales, who teaches constitutional law at the Phoenix School of Law and is a member of Los Abogados, Arizona’s Hispanic Bar Association.