A few hundred protesters, some toting placards reading “no to racial profiling,” marched through downtown Phoenix on Wednesday to urge the U.S. Supreme Court to block Arizona’s two-year-old crackdown on illegal immigrants. “My message to the Supreme Court is ‘don’t single out the Hispanic race,'” said Melanie Renteria, 38, who was among 200-300 mostly Hispanic protesters rallying in a park ahead of the march. “I hope they overturn SB 1070. I think it’s wrong for local police to try to do what the government is supposed to do, which is immigration,” she added Protesters, some chanting “no justice, no peace, no racist police,” set off on a three-mile route passing by city hall, a hardline local sheriff’s office and the headquarters of the federal immigration police in the city.

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