From ALIPAC --
A federal appeals court has upheld Arizona's employer sanctions law, which penalizes businesses that knowingly hire illegal immigrants and requires them to verify the employment status of their workers.
The law imposes a civil penalty on businesses that knowingly hire illegal workers. Violating the law could cause a business's licenses to be suspended or revoked.
Rep. Russell Pearce, who spearheaded the effort to enact a state law to punish businesses for hiring illegal immigrants, called the ruling a victory.
"You know what? Even the 9th Circuit gets things right every once in a while. What a great ruling," he said. More....