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April 21, 2010

Court refuses immigration case

— OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — A federal appeals court is refusing to reconsider its ruling that prohibits Oklahoma from enforcing parts of a law that targets illegal immigrants.

A three-judge panel of the 10th Circuit Court of Appeals ruled Feb. 2 that two provisions in the law are not enforceable.

One provision would prohibit employers from keeping undocumented workers while firing legal workers. The other would require businesses that work with private contractors to get documentation that workers are in the country legally or withhold taxes at the top rate.

The case now returns to federal Judge Robin Cauthron.

 in Oklahoma City to decide whether to make her preliminary injunction against the law a permanent injunc

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