Supreme Court to rule soon on immigrationPublished: Jun 11, 2012 8:30 am By: Leigh Ann Caldwell
"The outcome of the Supreme Court decision will address "what power the states are going to have in the future on immigration enforcement," Kevin Johnson, dean of the UC Davis Law School, told Hotsheet.
Although the Supreme Court's decision will only rule on Arizona's law, it will give states like Georgia, Alabama and South Carolina that have passed immigration laws insight into the limits of immigration enforcement.
What the court is not likely to address is the civil rights component of the case. U.S. Solicitor General Donald Verrilli told the justices that the government is "not making any allegation about racial or ethnic profiling.""
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