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Alabama Immigration Law

Churches Lead Opposition To One Of America's Toughest Immigration Laws

AP | By JAY REEVES | Posted 09.13.2011 | Politics

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) -- For some believers and church leaders, opposing Alabama's toughest-in-the-nation law against undocumented immigration is a ch...

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 ...

Alabama Meets Illegal Aliens

Christopher Brauchli | Posted 08.23.2011 | Politics
Christopher Brauchli

Now that Alabama has passed what some describe as the harshest anti-immigration law in the country, it is interesting to see how Alabama has improved on the harsh anti-immigration ordinances passed by a small municipality.

Bishop Calls Alabama Immigration Law Nation's 'Meanest'

Posted 08.16.2011 | Religion

By Greg Garrison Religion News Service (BIRMINGHAM) A new Alabama law that makes it a crime to offer rides to undocumented immigrants is the "meanest...

Alabama's Immigration Law: The New Jim Crow

Maureen Costello | Posted 07.23.2012 | Education
Maureen Costello

H.B. 56, which goes into effect on Sept. 1, justifies the requirement in order to keep track of just how much money the state is spending to educate the children of undocumented immigrants.

Elise Foley

Alabama Law Bans Transporting, Housing Undocumented Immigrants | Elise Foley | Posted 08.09.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley (R) signed an immigration bill into law on Thursday that will prohibit transporting or housing undocumented ...

Strict Immigration Law Signed By Alabama Governor

AP | BOB JOHNSON | Posted 08.09.2011 | Politics

MONTGOMERY, Ala. — Alabama vaulted past Arizona on Thursday with what is being called the most restrictive law in the nation against illegal imm...

Shavuot: Remembering Sinai And Foreign Workers

Rabbi Eric H. Yoffie | Posted 08.07.2011 | Religion
Rabbi Eric H. Yoffie

The lesson of Shavuot is that at the very moment when we embrace God, we need to think of the foreigners, the illegal workers, and the migrants -- and embrace them as God has embraced us.

Alabama Passes Arizona-Style Immigration Law

AP | Posted 08.02.2011 | Politics

MONTGOMERY, Ala. -- The Alabama Legislature passed an Arizona-style immigration law and approved new congressional districts on its next-to-last meeti...