Federal Judge Susan Bolton issued a blow to Arizona's controversial immigration law Wednesday, blocking key parts of the law, including the provision that requires immigrants to carry their papers with them at all times. We take a look at how long the injunction will stay in place and what Arizona's next legal move might be. And we ask what this means for other states that want to craft their own immigration policies.
Carissa Hessick, an associate professor of law at Arizona State University, lays out which parts of the law the judge blocked and which parts will remain. Hessick says "the injunction will stay in place until the [whole] lawsuit is resolved."
Peter Schuck is a professor at Yale Law School. He is the editor and author of a number of books on immigration. His most recent book is "Understanding America: The Anatomy of an Exceptional Nation," co-edited by James Q. Wilson.