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Potential Arizona-style immigration law divides Florida public, law enforcement

TAMPA — Neil Lewis' cramped immigration law office reverberates from the ring of yet another telephone call. Each anxious voice on the other end poses the same question.

"Is that going to come here?" Lewis said, echoing his clients' apprehensive queries.

Across the state, Floridians are paying close attention as state lawmakers begin to craft a tough, Arizona-style immigration law that would grant law enforcement officials broad authority to act as immigration investigators. (story here)

[Last modified: Thursday, September 9, 2010 10:46am]


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