[JURIST] The Louisiana Supreme Court [official website] on Tuesday struck down [opinion, PDF] a state law that made it a crime for non-US citizens to drive a vehicle without carrying proof of lawful immigration status. The court found that the state law [text] is preempted by federal law under the US Supreme Court's recent decision in Arizona v. United States [opinion, PDF; JURIST report]. The case arose when defendant Alexis Sarrabea was charged with being an alien student and/or a...

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