An Arizona sheriff said today that he has “no intention of complying” with the state’s controversial new immigration law, calling it “abominable” and a “national embarrassment.”
Arizona businesses worried about boycotts over state’s strict immigration law.
The defiance by Pima County Sheriff Clarence Dupnik was perhaps the sharpest rebuke to Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer for signing into law last Friday a bill that empowers police in the state to stop people they suspect may be illegal immigrants and demand identification.
Critics rallied around the country today, claiming the law fosters racism and was a bad policing measure.
Dupnik told ABCNews.com that he’d like Brewer to know that “what she and the legislature has accomplished is morally wrong and a national embarrassment.”
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