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ACLU sues Utah over new immigration law

Two national organizations are suing Utah to halt a new immigration law they claim encourages racial profiling. Full story

US governor's vetoes of bills lift eyebrows

Arizona Governor Jan Brewer's vetoes of a half-dozen bills sponsored by fellow Republicans are raising eyebrows, with some conservatives questioning whether she is still one of them. Full story

Gov. Brewer’s surprise

   Arizona's Conservative Governor Jan Brewer -- one of the driving forces behind the nation's harshest immigration law -- vetoes back-to-back bills. Howie Fischer, Chief Correspondent for Capitol Media Services in Phoenix, joins The Last Word.

Georgia considering tough new immigration law

   The law, similar to the one Arizona approved last year, would allow local police to check the immigration status of anyone suspected of being in the country illegally.  Jeremy Redmond discusses.

First Read: Federal appeals court rules against Ariz. immigration law

From NBC's Pete WilliamsA federal appeals court has upheld a ban on enforcing the most controversial part of Arizona's tough new immigration law. Full story

Hispanic population grows

   New Census numbers show Hispanics are back on track to exceed 50 million in the latest report, which amounts to one in six Americans. Latina Magazine’s Galina Espinoza discusses.

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  Illegal, except if hired to do household chores?

Texas is considering a controversial new immigration law, which would make hiring an “unauthorized alien” a crime punishable by up to two years, with the exception of workers doing household tasks. Executive Director of “Voto Latino,” Maria Teresa Kumar, discusses the proposal with Norah O’Donnell.

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A coalition of immigrant groups and their supporters march across the Brooklyn Bridge in New York July 29, 2010 calling for a permanent repeal of Arizona's controversial immigration law, which takes effect today. Demonstrators also gathered in Phoenix Thursday to protest a new Arizona immigration la

Protesters join hands as police block the street in Phoenix on Thursday, July 29, 2010 during a rally against Arizona's new immigration law, SB1070. Opponents of Arizona's immigration crackdown went ahead with protests Thursday despite a judge's ruling that delayed enforcement of most the law.

Protesting immigration law in Phoenix
Protesting immigration law in Phoenix

Protesters shout at Sheriff's Deputies outside the offices of controversial Maricopa county sheriff Joe Arpaio in Phoenix on July 29, 2010. Protestors and police in riot gear clashed in several downtown locations with demonstrations against a new Arizona immigration law just hours after it went int

A demonstrator is arrested during a protest against Arizona's controversial Senate Bill 1070 immigration law outside Sheriff Joe Arpaio's office in Phoenix
A demonstrator is arrested during a protest against Arizona's controversial Senate Bill 1070 immigration law outside Sheriff Joe Arpaio's office in Phoenix

A demonstrator is arrested during a protest against Arizona's controversial Senate Bill 1070 immigration law outside Sheriff Joe Arpaio's office in Phoenix July 29, 2010. U.S. District Judge Susan Bolton blocked the most controversial sections of the new immigration law on Wednesday, handing a vict