Saturday, August 26, 2006

Lawsuite Opposes Phoenix Measure

A coalition of mostly Latino organizations filed a lawsuit Friday in Maricopa County Superior Court to remove an immigration enforcement initiative from the city's Nov. 7 ballot.

The group, including We Are America, is calling into question more than 700 signatures turned in by Randy Pullen, chairman of Protect Our City. Pullen's initiative aims to require Phoenix police officers to enforce federal immigration laws.

Danny Ortega, an attorney representing the group, said many of the signatures are invalid because felons collected them, which is not permitted by state law. Click here.


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