Federal Court Blocks Most of GA, AL Immigration Laws

Atlanta Black Star, News Report, Posted: Aug 21, 2012

A federal district court in Atlanta struck down major provisions of state anti-immigrant laws in both Alabama and Georgia on Monday.


Immigrant Women Speak Out Against SB 1070, Copycat Laws


New America Media, News Report, Valeria Fernández, Posted: Jun 29, 2012

“Their children internalize a deep sense of not belonging,” said Karen Tumlin, an attorney from the National Immigration Law Center.

Ala. Governor Signs Revision of Immigration Law


New America Media, News Report, Posted: May 18, 2012

Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley on Friday signed a new law that revises and expands some parts of the state's immigration law HB 56.

SEIU Files Groundbreaking NAFTA Complaint Against HB 56


New America Media, News Report, Posted: Apr 30, 2012

The Service Employees International Union (SEIU) and a Mexican labor lawyers group today filed a groundbreaking complaint with Mexico’s Department of Labor challenging Alabama’s anti-immigrant law HB 56 under the supplemental labor agreement of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA).


In Wake of SB 1070, Waves of Pro-Immigrant Legislation Emerge


New America Media, News Analysis, Alfonso Serrano F., Posted: Apr 25, 2012

The economic and political failure of SB 1070 and other "anti-immigration" bills is causing states to shift course on immigration policy.

As SB 1070 Heads to Court, a Father’s Case Reveals the Larger Problem


Colorlines, News Report, Posted: Apr 24, 2012

A New York father faces deportation to Argentina, likely because he went into diabetic shock and had the poor luck to be met by police officers who arrested him, instead of sought aid for him.

Ala. Lawmakers Propose Changes to HB 56


American Immigration Council, News Report, Posted: Apr 06, 2012

On Thursday, lawmakers in Alabama introduced a bill proposing extensive changes to HB 56, the state’s notorious immigration enforcement law.

From Alabama to Berlin -- Civil Rights Leaders Ask Mercedes to Oppose HB 56


New America Media, News Report, Elena Shore, Posted: Apr 04, 2012

Civil rights leaders traveled to Berlin this week to ask Mercedes executives to speak out against Alabama’s anti-immigrant law, HB 56.


Women Leaders Join Alabama Battle for Human Rights


New America Media, Video, Cliff Parker, Posted: Mar 28, 2012

Women leaders from across the country are calling on American women to oppose Alabama's HB 56 and other anti-immigrant legislation.


Alabama’s HB 56 Forces Women to Make an Impossible Choice


New America Media, News Report, Elena Shore, Posted: Mar 23, 2012

A national delegation of women leaders is calling on American women to support the repeal of Alabama's immigration law.

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