Local Features
11:46 am
Wed August 4, 2010

Two immigration laws: a disparate treatment

Providence, R.I. – A court has blocked the state of Arizona from enforcing key provisions of its controversial immigration law, but state police in Rhode Island continue to assist federal authorities in rounding up undocumented people. The Rhode Island policy is a result of a 2008 executive order signed by Governor Carcieri. WRNI's Flo Jonic compares the two policies and examines why the U.S. Justice Department has challenged Arizona's law but not Rhode Island's.