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DOJ tells Alabama it has authority to compel public school enrollment data

[JURIST] The US Department of Justice (DOJ) [official website] on Friday issued a letter [text] to Alabama’s Attorney General Luther Strange [official website], declaring its authority to investigate potential violations of civil rights laws. The letter, authored by Assistant Attorney … Continue reading

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Alabama Battle Draws Comparisons with '60s Civil Rights Era

From Fox News Latino: The nation's strictest immigration law has resurrected ugly images from Alabama's days as the battleground state for civil rights. Sharing a border with Mexico and being flooded with boycotts does not make Arizona the poster state… … Continue reading

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Immigrant Contributions in Alabama

From the Immigration Policy Center: Alabama's Immigrants, Latinos and Asians: An Economic and Demographic Snapshot Washington D.C. – This week, portions of Alabama's harsh new immigration law, HB 56, take effect in Alabama. While the governor of the state proclaimed… … Continue reading

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Alabama Federal Judge Refuses to Strike Provisions in New Law

CBS September 28, 2011. The NewYorkTimes has called this policy the cruelest in the nation. According to CBS, "The court fight will likely continue over Alabama's immigration law, now that a judge has refused to block key parts of it. … Continue reading

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Alabama Governor: 'We Have the Strongest Immigration Law'

"A federal judge refused Wednesday to block key parts of a closely watched Alabama law that is considered the strictest state effort to clamp down on illegal immigration. Gov. Robert Bentley said his state will enforce it." -Associated Press Read … Continue reading

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