Report Faults Procedures for Issuance of NTAs |
On October 22, 2013, the Center for Immigrants’ Rights at Pennsylvania State University Law School released a report criticizing various practices related to the issuance of Notices to Appear in...
This American Life, Dec. 8, 2017 - "We spent eight months and did over a hundred interviews to try to bypass the usual rhetoric and get to the bottom of what really happened when undocumented workers showed up in one Alabama town."
"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...
"A catch-22 in Alabama’s immigration law may be preventing some legal immigrants from getting state licenses to work in a wide range of professions, from nursing to general contracting. The immigration law, passed in 2010, says that non-U.S...
The federal government asked an appeals court Friday
to halt the Alabama immigration law considered by many the toughest in
the U.S., saying it could have dire diplomatic consequences abroad,
invites discrimination and merely forces illegal...
"Over a month after the nation’s toughest immigration law took effect in
Alabama, hundreds of Hispanic students are still missing from the
state’s public school system – and they are likely gone for good." - Politico, Nov...
"Today, the federal district court in Montgomery temporarily blocked a
section of Alabama anti-immigrant law HB 56 that threatens to push
families who cannot prove lawful status out of their homes. A civil
rights coalition filed a lawsuit ...
"Alabama's estimated 130,000 illegal immigrants are worried. They are confused. And in some cases, they have disappeared. They have disappeared from classrooms and from tomato fields. Last week, some had disappeared
from the Guadalajara Jalisco...
"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...
"Alabama's strict new immigration law may be backfiring. Intended to
force illegal workers out of jobs, it is also driving away many
construction workers, roofers and field hands here legally who do
backbreaking jobs that Americans generally...
"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...
"This essay contends that the civil rights implications for immigrants
and Latinos raised by the state immigration laws are in many respects
similar to the civil rights issues raised by Jim Crow for
African-Americans. This is true even though...
"Nelly Tadeo, a legal U.S. resident from Mexico, said she
notices icy stares in Walmart and feels like whites and blacks are
wondering if she is legal and pays taxes. “Even if the law gets
canceled, Alabama is not going to be the same...
"Decatur Utilities now prohibits [unauthorized] immigrants from obtaining
electric, gas, water or sewer service, an official said Friday. Stephen Pirkle, DU business manager and chief financial officer, said
DU previously required residents seeking...
"Whether the critics are correct in arguing that the law has created a
“chilling effect,” inducing families to pull their children out of
school, is harder to measure than it may seem. While daily absences by Hispanic students ranged...