While always emotional and sometimes questionably engaging, Illinois Representative Luis Gutierrez made a strong argument against the Arizona immigration law that, in CNN’s words, “lets police check a person’s immigration status while enforcing other laws if ‘reasonable suspicion’ exists that the person is in the United States illegally.” On Monday, the Supreme Court knocked down three other controversial elements of this same law.
Reasonable suspicion, however, has not been reasonably defined.
Wednesday, Rep. Gutierrez played Who’s the Immigrant with Congress. He wanted to convince leaders that the Arizona provision will lead to racial profiling. He won; I think.
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