South Carolina Joins Arizona and Alabama on the Immigration Hot Seat

The Department of Justice has filed suit against the state of South Carolina for its “Illegal Immigration and Reform Act”, which was passed in June 2011. The law would require all employers to use E-Verify, and allow law enforcement to question those at traffic stops who may be “suspected” of being in the country illegally. The DOJ states that some sections of the law “are unconstitutional and interfere with the federal government’s authority to enforce immigration policy”. To read more, click here.