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Groups Sue To Block Alabama Illegal Immigration Law
Posted on 11 Jul 2011 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

MONTGOMERY, Ala. - (AP) Civil rights groups sued Friday in federal court to block Alabama's new law cracking down on illegal immigration, which supporters and opponents have called the strictest measure of its kind in the nation. The lawsuit , filed... Read More

Judge Upholds Key Parts Of Alabama Immigration Law
Posted on 4 Oct 2011 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. - (AP) 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, including a measure that requires immigration checks of public... Read More

Justice Department Challenges Tough Alabama Immigration Law
Posted on 2 Aug 2011 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

MONTGOMERY, Ala. - (AP) The Obama administration is challenging Alabama's new law that would let police detain those stopped for traffic offenses who they suspect are in the country illegally, a statute described as one of the toughest immigration... Read More

State Immigration Laws May Never Be Constitutional
Posted on 16 May 2011 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

SALT LAKE CITY - (AP) Utah legislators passed an immigration law that they were confident wouldn't end up the same way Arizona's version did last year: tangled up in the courts. But 14 hours after Utah's law went into effect this week, it... Read More