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Brewer casts ruling as vindication

Brewer casts ruling as vindication

CREATED Jun 25, 2012

Web Producer: Ina Ronquillo

PHOENIX (AP) - Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer says the Supreme Court decision upholding the state's immigration law is a vindication for a state that bears the brunt of the nation's border woes.
   
Brewer cast the ruling that upheld the most contentious part of the law marks a victory for the state, even though three other parts of the law were thrown out.
   
Critics disputed Brewer's claim of victory and noted that the ruling creates opportunities to challenge the law on other grounds, such as racial profiling.
   
Brewer sidestepped questions that called into question the strength of her victory.
   
"It's certainly not the end of our journey," Brewer said.

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