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Alabama Legislature Loses Touch With Reality

Janet Murguía | Posted 08.06.2012 | Latino Voices
Janet Murguía

HB 56, Alabama's notorious bill that is perhaps the most draconian anti-immigrant law in the country, has provoked a nonstop flood of controversy since its enactment and needs to be repealed.

New Anti-Immigrant Law Sinks Alabama Into Deeper Morass

Jon Blazer | Posted 07.24.2012 | Politics
Jon Blazer

How long does it take to flip flop and buckle under pressure from Tea Partiers? About a day, if you're Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley.

Was the Civil Rights Movement in Vain?

Voto Latino | Posted 06.05.2012 | Latino Voices
Voto Latino

Last week, I was in Alabama for a work assignment and to my surprise it was such an eye-opening and heart-wrenching experience.

Alabama Mon Amour

AP | By JAY REEVES | Posted 02.21.2012 | Latino Voices

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. -- Ana Jimenez and her husband were so terrified of being sent back to their native Mexico when Alabama's tough crackdown on illegal ...

Alabama: An Important Lesson for Presidential Candidates

Grace Meng | Posted 03.26.2012 | Politics
Grace Meng

If any candidate continues to believe enforcement-only immigration legislation is feasible or fair, he only has to look at Alabama, which essentially has put a plan of attrition into effect.

Concerns Over Business Prompt Alabama To Reconsider Controversial Immigration Law

The Huffington Post | Gabriel Lerner | Posted 12.09.2011 | Latino Voices

It was bound to happen. For months, critics have said that Alabama's anti-immigrant law HB56 was too strict, that it was discriminatory, that it wo...

WATCH: Alabama Immigration Law In Action

Posted 12.01.2011 | Latino Voices

By now you know that states all over the country are cracking down on illegal immigration. Perhaps no immigration law is tougher than Alabama's. It gi...

Alabama: This Is Only The Beginning

Felipe Sousa-Rodriguez | Posted 01.23.2012 | Latino Voices
Felipe Sousa-Rodriguez

Our voices are united and we are marching as one front to cease the painful cycle of racism in Alabama.

Private Prison Inmates Charged Five Dollars Per Minute For Phone Calls

The Huffington Post | Harry Bradford | Posted 11.18.2011 | Business

For inmates at one Georgia prison, a one minute phone call could cost them five times more than they earn for a day of work. The Correction Corpor...

Latino Father In Alabama Claims His Daughter, An American Citizen, Was 'Singled Out' Due To HB56

Posted 07.23.2012 | Latino Voices

Cineo Gonzales says his daughter, an American citizen, came home from school with a paper explaining HB56, Alabama's new immigration law thought to be...

Alabama's HB56 Shows Racism Still Part of State Culture

Keith Rushing | Posted 12.04.2011 | Politics
Keith Rushing

Racism in the United States often increases during tough economic times and is reflected in scapegoating. That's what seems to have happened in Alabama.