Boxer and Feinstein Support DOJ Review of Arizona's New Immigration Law
California's U.S. Senators Barbara Boxer and Dianne Feinstein have joined the chorus of lawmakers and others who are urging a federal review of neighboring Arizona's controversial new immigration law.
The Democratic senators have sent a joint letter to Attorney General Eric Holder asserting that SB 1070 "raises serious constitutional questions, and could lead to the unintended consequences of unreported crimes, higher crime rates, and overburdened police departments."
Prior to Arizona Govenor Jan Brewer signing the bill, President Obama said publicly he had reservations about the law, its potential conflict with federal law, and the likelihood it will lead to increased racial profiling.
The full text of the Boxer/Feinstein letter follows: