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Oops. Man Cited in Alabama Senators’ Push to Enforce New Immigration Law is a Legal Resident

"A misdemeanor charge against an alleged undocumented immigrant in Etowah County, Ala., last week was billed as the first in the state under a controversial new law that allows police to check the immigration status of an arrestee. Taken into custody Friday for allegedly obstructing a government...

Answer to immigration crisis? "Quit eating."

Crops are rotting in the fields because farmers can't find enough workers to harvest them. Even legal immigrants are not showing up for jobs at construction sites and poultry plants because, agriculture and industry officials say, they fear a hostile state climate. ... Smith said he has four...

Alabama Settles Lawsuit, Won't Publish 'Scarlet Letter' Immigrant List

"Alabama has agreed not publish a list of immigrants in the country illegally who are arrested and appear in court, meaning it won't enforce a law passed by the Legislature in 2012. The state had yet to implement the law and to publish what critics called a "scarlet letter list." The...