South Carolina’s Immigration Law Challenged by 16 Latin American & Carribean Countries

The Associated Press reported today, November 8, 2011 that sixteen (16) Latin American and Caribbean nations have asked to join in the U.S. Department of Justice’s lawsuit against South Carolina’s new illegal immigration law, citing concerns for their citizens.

Mexico, Honduras, Brazil, Ecuador and Chile and eleven (11) other countries filed papers seeking to join the Justice Department’s litigation in Charleston, SC.

The sixteen (16) nations state in their filings that the law would lead to state-sanctioned discrimination against their citizens.

Should you have questions, concerns or issues associated with deportation, criminal charges as they related to your status in the United States or other immigration problems contact Miller|Conway for a free consultation.

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