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The NAACP in coalition with other civil rights groups filed a class action lawsuit this week challenging Arizona’s new law requiring police to demand “papers” from people they stop who they suspect are not authorized to be in the U.S. If an individual is caught without papers they can be arrested and jailed. The extreme law, the coalition charged, invites the racial profiling of people of color, violates the First Amendment and interferes with federal law.
“We are joining this lawsuit because the Arizona law is out of step with American …