Alabama Immigration

From Alabama to Seoul: HB 56 Fight Moves to Hyundai Shareholders Meeting

by Julianne Hing on Mar 16, 2012 3:29PM

The fight against Alabama's anti-immigrant law goes global.

Topics: /NOW, Alabama Immigration, Immigration

Black Leaders Get Closeup View of Alabama's New Jim Crow

by Elon James White on Nov 22, 2011 11:01AM

Cultural critic Elon James White says the state's harsh immigration law not only creates an unwelcoming environment for any brown migrant, it harks back to a terrible time in Alabama history that many thought was in the past.

Topics: Alabama Immigration, Immigration

Watch: DREAMers Confront Border Patrol Officers in Alabama

by Julianne Hing on Nov 21, 2011 4:06PM

"We're exercising our power and showing that we can do something about this," activists said.

Topics: Alabama Immigration

German Mercedes-Benz Exec Arrested Under Alabama's HB 56

by Jorge Rivas on Nov 21, 2011 12:52PM

Looks like Alabama's tough new immigration law doesn't just hurt poor, Latino immigrants.

Topics: Alabama Immigration

Alabama DREAMers Speak From Detention: ICE Is "Rogue Agency"

by Julianne Hing on Nov 18, 2011 10:05AM

Undocumented young people have gone into detention to prove that the administration's public stance on immigration is a farce.

Topics: Alabama Immigration

DREAMers Bring the Fight, And Their Parents, to Alabama

by Julianne Hing on Nov 15, 2011 10:23AM

Today marks the beginning of a series of actions in which undocumented youth and their parents publicly declare their legal status -- in a state with the toughest anti-immigrant law.

Topics: Alabama Immigration

Alabama Refuses DOJ Request to Cooperate with HB 56 Inquiry

by Julianne Hing on Nov 7, 2011 11:10AM

There's a fight brewing between Alabama and the DOJ, as the state defies the federal government's request for education records to see just how chilling of an effect HB 56 has had on immigrant families.

Topics: Alabama Immigration

Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer Visits Alabama, Praises Immigration Law HB 56

by Jorge Rivas on Oct 31, 2011 3:06PM

The politician who brought us Arizona's SB 1070 says she's encouraged by Alabama's tough approach.

Topics: video, Immigration, Alabama Immigration

DREAM Activist Describes Fear After Alabama's HB 56: 'I'm Not The Only One'

by Julianne Hing on Oct 18, 2011 10:00AM

Victor Palafox is a 19-year-old student organizer who's living through the awful reality of the nation's strictest anti-immigrant law.

Topics: Alabama Immigration, Immigration

Blocked! Court Grants Emergency Stay on Key Parts of Alabama Law

by Julianne Hing on Oct 14, 2011 4:19PM

An appeals court today put brakes on the portion of Alabama's harsh new immigration law that mandated public schools track students' immigration status. Two weeks after the law went into effect, reports are mounting of kids avoiding school.

Topics: Alabama Immigration, Immigration, Arizona's SB 1070