Anti-illegal immigration rally, Hazelton, PA, May 1, 2008.
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Photograph of a speaker and children on a stage

Credit: Photo courtesy of Dan Amato,

In 2008, Hazelton, Pennsylvania attracted national attention when it enacted its own Illegal Immigration Relief Act. U.S. District Judge James Munley soon struck down the act, noting that immigration policy was under the jurisdiction of the federal government.

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