Arizona Gov. Brewer “disappointed” by judge ruling on new immigration law

July 29th, 2010 - 2:23 am ICT by BNO News  

PHOENIX, ARIZONA (BNO NEWS) — Arizona Governor Jan Brewer on Wednesday said she is “disappointed” by U.S. District Judge Susan Bolton’s ruling on the new state immigration law.

Judge Bolton blocked sections that allow police to determine the immigration status under certain circumstances and also blocked a portion that makes it a crime in the state for a legal resident alien to travel without immigration papers.

“This fight is far from over. In fact, it is just the beginning, and at the end of what is certain to be a long legal struggle, Arizona will prevail in its right to protect our citizens. I am deeply grateful for the overwhelmingly support we have received from across our nation in our efforts to defend against the failures of the federal government,” said Brewer in a statement.

“I will battle all the way to the Supreme Court, if necessary, for the right to protect the citizens of Arizona,” she added.

Brewer said her legal team will file an expedited appeal at the United States Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit after taking a close look “at every single element Judge Bolton removed from the law.”

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