Justice Department appeals Alabama immigration ruling

"The Obama administration on Friday asked a federal appeals court to block Alabama's strict new anti-illegal immigration law after a federal judge allowed key portions to take effect." Reuters, Sept. 30, 2011.

State Senator files bill to repeal Alabama immigration law

" Alabama Sen. Billy Beasley has filed a bill to repeal Alabama's sweeping immigration law, saying it is causing severe workforce shortages and problems in state courthouses and schools. "The people in the agriculture community are not happy with it because they can't get workers...

Alabama church leaders seek repeal of immigration law

"Saying he was in their prayers, leaders of the Catholic, Episcopal and Methodist churches in Alabama sent a letter to Gov. Robert Bentley on Monday urging him to support efforts to repeal the state's strict immigration law, known as HB 56. The letter, signed by three bishops who sued...

Alabama Immigration Law Fight Moves To South Korea

"South Korean car manufacturer Hyundai, which has large plants in Alabama, hasn't responded publicly to the state's extreme immigration law -- yet. Civil rights and labor organizations hope that will change, particularly after they traveled Friday to Hyundai's headquarters in ...