Court rules against Arizona immigration law

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Posted: Apr 11, 2011 12:59 PM

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - A U.S. appeals court upheld a preliminary injunction against parts of Arizona's controversial immigration law in a ruling released on Monday.

The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled that a lower court did not abuse its authority by enjoining key sections of the state law that were challenged by the Obama administration.

(Reporting by Dan Levine; Editing by Will Dunham)