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.
" 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...
"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...
"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 ...