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Fox News alert a dramatic twist in a big Supreme Court ruling on immigration.
As one of the justices goes directly after President Obama in his written opinion.
Brand new hour here of America live welcome everyone I'm Megyn Kelly.
The High Court earlier issued a long awaited ruling on Arizona's controversial immigration law SB 1070.
The majority blocked three parts of the law but let stand a critical fourth part the power for police to ask about one's immigration status.
When they have reasonable suspicion to do so.
But the real drama came with the dissenting opinion from justice Antonin Scalia.
Which mentions the president's recent decision.
Not to deport on his own.
In other words through the Department of Homeland Security he implements this policy not with the approval of congress some one point four million young illegal immigrants.
Justice Scalia writing quote.
There has come to pass and is with us today the Specter that Arizona predicted.
A federal government that does not want to -- the -- immigration laws as written and leaves the State's borders unprotected.
So the issue is a stark one.
Are the Sovereign States at the mercy of the federal executives' refusal to enforce the nation's immigration laws.
Shannon Bream live in Washington at the High Court as she has -- all morning Shannon and so it hits one of the most conservative justices on the High Court directly.
Against the president when it comes to the immigration policies of this administration.
You're exactly right and it looks like a head on collision today.
It's interesting to people on both sides of this -- claiming victory -- from this opinion.
He opponents say -- three of the four provisions from SB 1070 that were in play were struck down at the major win for us.
But supporters of the bill say -- -- one section they left standing at the one that matters most let's talk about what's gone now.
Frequent visits -- a lot that -- -- section three which makes this state crime for those required to register with the federal government if they failed to do sell.
Or failed to carry it required registration card also section five C.
Which makes it a crime for those not authorized to work in the US to solicit work in Arizona and section six which would allow officers to make -- -- in some cases without a warrant.
But the court did -- section to be in place he mentioned that it require state and local officers to attempt to determine the immigration status of anyone stopped under state or local law.
If there is reasonable suspicion to believe the person is in the US illegally.
Justice Scalia who wrote an opinion that concurred in part and dissented in part that it all boils down -- states' rights and took a swipe at the administration repeatedly.
Here's another quote from his writings the state -- the sovereign power to protect it's borders more rigorously if it wishes absent any -- federal prohibition.
-- executive's policy choice of lax federal enforcement does not constitute such a provision.
It's securing its territory in this fashion is not within the power of Arizona we should cease referring to it as a Sovereign States.
And by the way before this decision ever came out today we knew that several lawsuits already drawn at the ready to go challenging what was left of the -- Cell SB 1070 section to be the fighter that is probably not over -- -- green thank you so much.
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