Hats off to my associate, Samantha Hechtman , who writes:
"Respondent is a native and citizen of Antigua Barbuda. He entered the United States as a lawful permanent resident on January 30, 1988. Respondent was detained by ICE on November 14, 2016...
MALDEF, Dec. 13, 2018 - "Latino voters and a grassroots organization will be allowed to intervene as defendants in a lawsuit filed by the State of Alabama that seeks to exclude undocumented immigrants from the 2020 Census count of all persons in...
Alabama v. U.S., July 29, 2016 - "Plaintiffs assert three claims for declaratory and injunctive relief against Defendants under the Declaratory Judgment Act, the Refugee Act, the Administrative Procedures Act, and the Mandamus and Venue Act. As discussed...
"This essay analyzes the provisions of Alabama’s recent anti-illegal
immigration law that affect the education of undocumented children and
examines their constitutionality in view of current federal law, as
embodied in Plyler v. Doe...
"Linda Smith, a U.S. citizen, and “John Doe,” an undocumented
immigrant, had been a couple for more than nine years. When they decided
to marry, they could not obtain a marriage license from the Montgomery
County Probate Office...
"The New York City Bar Association has filed an amicus brief in the U.S. Court of Appeals for
the Eleventh Circuit in support of reversing the Beason-Hammon Alabama Taxpayer
and Citizen Protection Act, Ala. Laws Act 2011-535, commonly known as...
"This past April, Alabama Senator Holley recently introduced Senate Bill 543
(SB543) that would require attorneys who practice immigration law in
the State of Alabama to complete an additional 50 Continuing Legal
Education (CLE) hours on top...
"The state of Alabama agreed Tuesday to settle the remaining challenges over its toughest-in-the-nation crackdown against illegal immigration, which has mostly been gutted by federal court decisions. The state and the American Civil Liberties Union...
Hats off to Lisa Riordan Seville and Hannah Rappleye, NBC News, for exposing, in detail, how ICE bowed to political pressure to keep a sub-par immigration jail (Etowah County Detention Center, a.k.a. 'hell on Earth') open in Gadsden, Alabama....
"Alabama's jump to the forefront says as much about the country's
evolving demographics as it does the nation's collective memory of the
state's sometimes violent path to desegregation." - Associated Press, Oct. 29, 2011...
"Some Alabama physicians and physician assistants were surprised this week to receive a letter with a new demand from the Alabama Board of Medical Examiners: Show us your papers. Under the state's 2011 immigration law, these medical professionals...
"The Justice Department released a letter late Thursday afternoon,
hours after six individuals protesting Alabama's immigration law
conducted a sit-down demonstration near the Alabama Senate chamber,
saying Alabama's controversial immigration...
39 minutes of must-listen radio : "Last Summer, Alabama passed HB56, the most sweeping immigration bill in
the country. It's an example of a strategy called "attrition through
enforcement" or, more colloquially, "self-deportation"...
"Alabama school districts are reeling from the impact of the state’s
tough, new immigration law and a federal court ruling upholding a
portion of the statute that requires schools to report on the
immigration status of their students...
is the role of the attorney in advising non-citizens who may be
committing crimes in Alabama by virtue of simply being alive in Alabama?" - Cyrus D. Mehta, Nov. 11, 2011 .