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Government Urges Supreme Court to Stay Out of Immigration Case

WASHINGTON (AP) - The Justice Department is urging the Supreme Court to stay out of a dispute over Arizona's immigration law, saying that lower courts properly blocked tough provisions targeting illegal immigrants.

The Justice Department says that the state law is a challenge to federal policy and is designed to establish Arizona's own immigration policy. The state of Arizona says the law is an effort to cooperate with the federal government.

One provision requires that police, while enforcing other laws, question people's immigration status if officers suspect they are in the country illegally.

In April, a three-judge panel of the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals in San Francisco upheld a federal judge's ruling blocking key provisions of the Arizona law.

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