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Colorado Supreme Court strikes down state law banning immigrant smuggling

Article subtitle: 
State Attorney General Cynthia Coffman plans U.S. Supreme Court appeal
Article author: 
John Ingold
Article publisher: 
Denver Post
Article date: 
October 10, 2017
Article category: 
Colorado News
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The Colorado Supreme Court on Tuesday struck down the state’s law banning immigrant smuggling, saying that the issue is one only for the federal government to police.

Colorado Attorney General Cynthia Coffman said in a statement that she plans to appeal the decision to the U.S. Supreme Court.

The law, passed in 2006, made it a felony to provide transportation in exchange for money, “for the purpose of assisting another person to enter, remain in, or travel through the United States or the state of Colorado in violation of immigration laws.” ...


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