PHOENIX, AZ (KOLD) - Governor Jan Brewer wants the U.S. Supreme Court to overturn a ruling that put the most controversial parts of SB1070 on hold.
Monday morning's announcement from the governor and attorney general Tom Horne follows last months appeal's court decision that uphold a lower court injunction while the case is heard.
The state launched a counter lawsuit against the federal government earlier this year.
In response to the governor's request, Cochise County Sheriff Larry Dever and Pinal County Sheriff Paul Babeu issued a joint statement.
Andrei Cherny, Arizona Democratic Party chairman, gave the following statement: