by Geoff Dornan
RC Capital Bureau

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June 18, 2010
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Hispanic leaders challenge Arizona-style immigration petition

A group of Southern Nevada Democrats and businessmen have filed in Carson District Court to block the Arizona-style anti-immigration petition.

The challenge was filed by the Nevada Open For Business Coalition. It says the initiative petition is "a grab bag of measures" claiming to support enforcement of federal immigration laws. The coalition challenge charges the proposed ballot question violates Nevada's law requiring initiative petitions to contain only one subject.

"It embraces numerous subjects - everything from enacting voter identification laws to creating task forces and advisory boards and to criminalizing the stopping of a vehicle to pick up passengers for …

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