This editorial will appear in Tuesday’s print edition.
Illegal immigration is a problem only the federal government can fix. America can’t have 50 states with 50 different immigration policies.
The U.S. Supreme Court was right Monday when it killed Arizona’s move to criminalize job-seeking by illegal aliens, arrest them without warrants and require all immigrants to carry papers.
Arizona usurped federal authority when it included those provisions in the hard-line immigration law it enacted in 2010. Most media hotheads have focused on another part of the law, the one that would allow police officers to check the immigration status of …