Bloggings on Deportation and Removal

by Matthew Kolken

9th Circuit Denies Emergency Motion to Enjoin "Show Me Your Papers" Provision of Arizona Immigration Law Pending Appeal

It has been reported that the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals yesterday denied an emergency motion seeking an injunction of the "Show me your papers" provision of the Arizona immigration law.  The motion sought to suspend the provision while an appeal filed by a coalition of opponents of the law remains pending.  The provision went into effect on September 18, 2012.

A copy of the emergency motion may be viewed here

About The Author

Matthew Kolken is a trial lawyer with experience in all aspects of United States Immigration Law including Immigration Courts throughout the United States, and appellate practice before the Board of Immigration Appeals, the U.S. District Courts, and U.S. Courts of Appeals. He is admitted to practice in the courts of the State of New York , the United States District Court for the Western District of New York, the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit, and is a member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA).

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