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S.C. Immigration Law Faces Legal Challenges

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South Carolina's new immigration law allows law enforcement officials to ask for immigration papers if they suspect someone of being in the country illegally. It also makes it a crime to transport or harbor anyone who is in the country illegally. Civil rights groups have challenged the law, and recently the Justice Department also filed suit to block it. Immigrant communities say the measure is already affecting them, even though it doesn't go into effect until January.
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