Also, "The law made it a state crime for illegal immigrants to seek work or fail to carry proper immigration papers."
Z: I'm not sure AP had to say "even as he called for ..." as if the states and the national immigration strategies wouldn't be best if working together, but I guess "even as he.." make him sound like a hypocrite, so the author, Jack Gillum, got his point across :-)
ANOTHER UPDATE WHICH REALLY REALLY SURPRISED ME is on Yahoo as a POLL QUESTION:
- Yes, if it catches illegal immigrants.
- No, it's too often done irresponsibly. 23%