Circuit Court upholds immigration ruling - WTVM.com-Columbus, GA News Weather & Sports

Circuit Court upholds immigration ruling

A federal appeals court in Atlanta has upheld a lower court's decision to dismiss a lawsuit challenging local authorities' ability to enforce federal immigration law.

The 11th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals says the court found no legal error in the district court's opinion.

A federal judge had dismissed the complaint in October on grounds the suit lacked standing.

The suit was filed by three immigrants, one from El Salvador and two from Mexico.

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