(Burlington, Ky.) - Some municipalities have taken a stand against Arizona’s controversial immigration law, but Boone County’s Fiscal Court may stand with Arizona.
Protesters rally against Arizona's much-
debated immigration law, SB1070.
Boone County Tea Party members asked the fiscal court on Tuesday to approve a resolution stating Boone County’s support of the law the Kentucky Enquirer reports.
Fiscal court members and Judge-Executive Gary Moore sounded as they were in favor, but the resolution will be reviewed by the county attorney before it is voted on in August.
Parts of the Arizona immigration law, formally named Senate Bill 1070, were blocked by a federal judge Wednesday.
U.S. District Judge Susan Bolton stopped provisions that require police to determine the immigration status of a person who was detained or arrested. Other measures were stopped including requiring immigrants to carry immigration registration paperwork and making it a crime for an illegal immigrant to seek and perform work.
Arizona Governor Jan Brewer and other state leaders are planning to fight the decision in the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals.