"We're so glad the state has finally come to their senses in pursuing a case like this," said Guzman. "I think this is a really good trade off."
A status update filed in federal court, however, indicates both sides are no closer to an agreement on Section 4 of SB 1070, which deals with human smuggling.
An ACLU spokesperson provided CBS5 the following statement:
"Arizona's leaders may finally be coming to their senses about one piece of SB 1070. The ACLU showed in court that the law's harboring provision was unnecessary and unconstitutional, so it's encouraging that the state is considering a permanent block of this provision. We hope this also signals that Arizona will soon do the reasonable thing and agree to a permanent block of all the other unconstitutional provisions of SB 1070."
The "show me your papers" provision is also being challenged in court by the Arizona ACLU.
CBS 5 News has reached out to Brewer's office and the Maricopa County Sheriff's Office for comment. This story will be updated as they respond.
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