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AL Immigration Law Backers Dismiss Toll on State, Push for AL “Solution” Nationwide

As news continues to highlight the devastation incurred by Alabama in the wake of its “Arizona on steroids” anti-immigration law, new comments by a leading anti-immigration advocate underscore an important point. continue reading »

Alabama Makes First Charge Since Passing Harsh Immigration Law, Turns Out He’s a Legal Resident

The first arrest under Alabama’s new harsh anti-illegal immigration law has been made, but many are saying Alabama officials have egg on their face after it was discovered that the man arrested is a legal resident of the United States. continue reading »

Where Do 2012 Republican Candidates Stand on Alabama’s Anti-Immigration Law?

Though the 2012 Republican presidential field continues to tack hard right on immigration, the candidates have thus far stayed silent on the topic of Alabama’s devastating new immigration law. continue reading »

Alabama Immigration Law Co-Sponser Tells Farmers Harsh Immigration Law Not Changing

Alabama farmers are being told that the state’s tough new immigration law will not be changed any time soon, despite farmers saying their crops are rotting in the fields because there is no one to work the fields. continue reading »

After AL Immigration Ruling at Foley School with Hispanic Population, Students Cry, Withdraw,No-Show

After the Alabama Immigration Ruling, many students came to school Thursday crying and afraid said Foley School Principal Bill Lawrence. “Nineteen of them withdrew, and another 39 were absent, continue reading »

If You Oppose the DREAM Act, You’re No Moderate on Immigration

Perry and Rubio Say they Support In-State Tuition But Oppose the DREAM Act. Position Defies Logic, Alienates Latinos While immigration has emerged as a flashpoint in the Republican presidential primary, the fact remains: not one of the leading candidates supports the DREAM Act. continue reading »

Approaching the Anniversary of 9/11, Alabama set to pass the “Nation’s Cruelest Immigration Law”

It’s been in the works for over three months, but the debate surrounding Alabama’s threatening new anti-immigration law just got louder and more serious. Just when we thought Arizona’s SB 1070 law was the worst hit to the nation’s crumbling immigration policy, Alabama has managed to deliver perhaps an even bigger shock. continue reading »

NALEO Welcomes Department of Justice Action Against Alabama’s Immigration Law

The National Association of Latino Elected and Appointed Officials (NALEO) Educational Fund issued the following statement regarding the U.S. Department of Justice’s actions on Alabama’s HB 56: The National Association of Latino Elected and Appointed Officials (NALEO) Educational Fund welcomes the U.S. Department of Justice decision to file a complaint and motion for preliminary injunction against HB 56, an anti-immigrant legislation that is even more flawed than Arizona’s SB1070. continue reading »

Alabama Brings Back Troubled Racial History With New Immigration Law

Alabama has joined other states in the Deep South on the immigration battleground, with its troubled racial history not far from the surface. The state signed the nation’s harshest immigration bill into law last week, with HB 56 containing almost every significant anti-immigrant provision that has been introduced in the past few years. continue reading »

Alabama’s Immigration Law Targeting Children Hits New Low

Alabama Governor Robert Bentley signed HB 56, a draconian law that takes immigration enforcement beyond Arizona’s SB 1070.While the law mimics SB 1070 by requiring local law enforcement to verify peoples’ immigration status during a stop, it also hits new lows by forcing public schools to make continue reading »

NHCLC President Rev. Rodriguez Says AL Law Is Anti-Christian, Anti-Conservative and Anti-American

The Alabama Immigration policy, known as H.B. 56, signed into law by Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley Thursday, is already being hailed as the most controversial immigration law and the most restrictive law against illegal continue reading »

Alabama Bill Would Keep Undocumented Immigrant Students Out of Their Proms

The Alabama Taxpayer and Citizen Protection Act, which gives law enforcement more authority to check people’s immigration status, requires voters to show proof of citizenship to vote, and prohibits continue reading »

First Alabama Business Becomes IMAGE Partner with ICE

Long's Human Resource Services in Mobile is the first Alabama business to become a member of the IMAGE program with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE). Short for "ICE Mutual Agreement between continue reading »