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Judge Overturns Anti-Immigrant Measure 5-190

Measure 5-190 Exceeded Columbia County Jurisdiction and Violates Federal Law. April 13, 2009 -- St. Helens -- A Columbia County judge today overturned an anti-immigrant ballot measure approved last fall because it conflicts with federal immigration law and would have required the county to take enforcement actions beyond its authority.
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