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Law360, New York (September 16, 2016, 1:01 PM EDT) — Arizona has reached a settlement to end remaining claims in a case where plaintiffs challenged the constitutionality of the state’s controversial “show me your papers” law, handing over $1.4 million in attorneys’ fees and blocking certain aspects of the law.

Under the deal, Arizona law enforcement will still be permitted to check the immigration status of individuals suspected of being in the country without authorization, but officers are prohibited from basing their suspicion on race or ethnicity, from stopping individuals solely to investigate immigration status, and…

Source: Law360