We've been reporting on the unwelcome national and global attention Alabama is receiving for its immigration law, HB 56. Now it's time to get indignant about the maltreatment Alabama's immigrant community is suffering under the law, and the insensitivity they're being shown by those who have convinced themselves the... Continue »
The United States Department of Justice is seeking to block South Carolina's anti-immigrant law. This marks the third challenge to a state immigration law by DOJ. The others are Arizona and Alabama. Continue »
Justice Department officials pressed their campaign against an immigration law in South Carolina on Monday, saying the measure passed there this summer unconstitutionally pre-empts federal authority. Continue »
Health officials fear Alabama's tough new law against illegal immigration could increase the risk of illnesses across the state because many Hispanic immigrants worried about arrest and deportation already have stopped seeking medical care at government clinics. Continue »
Groups opposing Arizona's immigration enforcement law have asked a federal judge to put a stop to a section of the statute that bans the blocking of traffic when people seek or offer day-labor services on streets. Continue »
Local law enforcement agencies are not required to hold undocumented immigrants at the request of the federal government, according to internal Department of Homeland Security documents obtained by a coalition of groups critical of the Secure Communities enforcement program. Continue »
Between Herman Cain calling for an "electrified fence" to keep out "illegals," and Michele Bachmann saying she'll do nothing to help the children of undocumented immigrants -- all while Alabama (and now South Carolina) are trying to scare immigrants back to Mexico – famous Hollywood director, Chris Weitz, decided... Continue »