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Mary Bauer from the Southern Poverty Law Center gave testimony to Congress about the Alabama crisis and suggested that we share it. I don’t think anyone else has so clearly described the situation down there. continue reading »
It's getting even worse in Alabama, folks, and the pain is spreading beyond. Just a couple of days after a Mercedes Benz executive from Germany was arrested and taken into custody under Alabama's worst-in-the-country immigration law, HB 56, a continue reading »
Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley said Friday that he and his legislative allies are ready to consider changes to the state's harsh imigration law, but will not alter the essence of the measure. continue reading »
Several federal initiatives — such as 287(g) and Secure Communities, which give local and state police authority to enforce federal immigration law — have intensified racial profiling of migrants and people assumed to be migrants. Laws similar to Arizona’s SB1070, which would require Arizona residents to carry ID documents to prove their immigration status — and which lead to increased discrimination — are being passed in states around the country. continue reading »
The Arizona state Senate moved forward with two controversial measures this week that threaten to marginalize undocumented youth to an unprecedented degree. continue reading »