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Alabama Immigration Lawsuit

Elise Foley

Potential Changes Filed For Alabama Immigration Law | Elise Foley | Posted 07.23.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Alabama lawmakers took the first step Thursday toward amending -- but not repealing -- the state's contested immigration law. Republ...

Sweet Home Alabama? Immigration and Civil Rights in the "New South"

Kevin R. Johnson | Posted 02.05.2012 | Politics
Kevin R. Johnson

The Alabama law is startling in terms of its civil rights consequences to Latinos and immigrants, including increasing the likelihood of racial profiling, denying access to public education, and the like.

Missing: Alabama's Latinos, Obama Must Act!

Judith Browne Dianis | Posted 12.14.2011 | Black Voices
Judith Browne Dianis

Just when we thought the South was making amends for its horrid past, Alabama did an about-face. The Alabama legislature passed an immigration law that makes Arizona's law look almost tame and the results are taking a huge toll.

Justice Department Asks Federal Appeals Court To Block Enforcement Of Controversial Immigration Law

AP | GREG BLUESTEIN | Posted 12.07.2011 | Politics

ATLANTA — The federal government asked an appeals court Friday to stop Alabama officials from enforcing a strict immigration law that has alread...

Obama Administration Challenges Alabama Immigration Law In Court

AP | By BOB JOHNSON | Posted 10.24.2011 | Politics

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) -- Lawyers for the federal government and for a coalition of civil rights groups asked a federal judge Wednesday to block a new ...

Religious Leaders Battle Alabama Immigration Law

Posted 10.20.2011 | Religion

By Kent Faulk Religion News Service BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (RNS) Alabama religious leaders have filed statements in federal court expressing their conce...

Faith Leaders Challenge Alabama's Immigration Law

Posted 10.02.2011 | Religion

By Kent Faulk Religion News Service (RNS) Leaders of the Episcopal, Methodist and Roman Catholic churches in Alabama filed a federal lawsuit on Mo...

Civil Rights Groups Take Harsh Immigration Law To Federal Judge

Posted 09.20.2011 | Politics

BIRMINGHAM, Ala - Civil rights groups filed a motion in Alabama on Thursday asking a federal judge to stop what has been called the nation's tough...

Civil Rights Groups File Lawsuit Against Alabama Immigration Law

AP | By BOB JOHNSON | Posted 09.07.2011 | Politics

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) -- Civil rights groups sued Friday in federal court to block Alabama's new law cracking down on undocumented immigration, which ...