Immigration laws — is the time right for national reform?


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Arizona’s new immigration law will require law enforcement officials to check the residency status of those thought to be in the country illegally. The questions arising from this state law has prompted another call for immigration reform on the national level. Do we need to reform the immigration system and what would new federal laws look like? We’ll also check in on the status of Hazleton Pennsylvania’s controversial ordinance aimed at cracking down on illegal immigration. Our guests are Temple University law professors PETER SPIRO and JAN TING, and KENT JACKSON of the Hazleton Standard Speaker.

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