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South Carolina in 2011

United States views on international law (based on the document “Digest of U.S. Practice in International Law”): On October 31, 2011, the United States filed suit in the U.S. District Court for the District of South Carolina seeking to block enforcement of portions of an immigration law enacted in South Carolina, Act 69. Complaint, United States v. South Carolina, (D. S.C. 2011), available at (internet link) As in the cases brought against Arizona and Alabama, the United States again submitted a declaration by the deputy secretary describing the foreign policy concerns of the United States relating to state enforcement of immigration laws. Deputy Secretary Burns' declaration in the U.S. District Court for South Carolina, dated November 3, 2011, is broadly similar to his declaration in the case against Alabama, which is excerpted above. Deputy Secretary Burns' declaration regarding South Carolina's immigration law is available in full at (internet link) On December 22, 2011, the district court granted, in part, the United States' motion for a preliminary injunction against enforcement of several key provisions in the South Carolina law. United States v. South Carolina, 2011 WL 6973241 (D. S.C. 2011).

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  • Foreign Relations
  • Constitutionality
  • Immigration

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