"It just doesn't seem like the kind of thing to do in the U.S. you should be able to walk around without worrying about carrying your papers," said Allen Stegall, a supporter for Immigration Reform.
It's a controversial issue; a battle between what crosses the line when it comes to dealing with immigration law.
"It's a crisis, a serious problem," said Manuel Cunha of Nisei Farmers League.
The court struck down parts of Arizona's immigration law, but kept in place the provision of allowing police officers to enforce immigration law.
That part of the courts ruling however didn't sit well with some Californians.
"This falls back on congress for not being responsible enough to deal with immigration and now you're putting businesses at odds," said Cuhna
Others believe the court's decision to uphold the "show me your papers" requirement is valid.
"It makes sense that their immigration status is checked and that u.s citizens should not have to pay for their incarceration if they end up getting deported, " said jared Gordon, Tea Party Member.
Calfornia Attorney General Kamala Harris praised the Supreme Court's decision stating, "I believe today's decision is an important step forward in setting aside policies that divide law enforcement from the communities we serve."
Many others say invalidating certain parts of the immigration law needed to be done.
"I'm a 13th generation Irish immigrant. It's what America is about, it's what it's always been about," said Tim Channel.