Should local governments stand aside on immigration?
While a record number of states passed or considered immigration-related legislation this year, Congress is drawing close to passing a compromise bill. Congress will consider the bipartisan bill, which would legalize millions of illegal immigrants while tightening border security, after it returns from recess this week. If the bill passes, should state and local governments stand aside on the issue of immigration, or will local laws still be necessary?
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