Alabama Immigration Laws

Alabama's immigration law dividing religious community

In the months since Alabama passed the nation's toughest immigration law, Yenny Laney's life has changed drastically Read more »

Jan. 21, 2012


Church leaders urge gov. to repeal immigration law

Several leaders of the Roman Catholic, United Methodist and Episcopal churches in Alabama wrote a letter Monday to the governor, saying they are praying he will show... Read more »

Dec. 19, 2011


Police arrest 13 protesting Ala. immigration law

Police have arrested 13 people protesting Alabama's strict new immigration law. Read more »

Nov. 15, 2011


Alabama immigration law doubles Latino student absentee rate, targets Supreme Court ruling

In the weeks since Alabama's hotly contested law requiring public schools to track immigration status went into effect, school attendance in the state has been erratic... Read more »

Nov. 2, 2011


Few Americans take immigrants' jobs in Alabama

Alabama's tough immigration law was supposed to create farm jobs for unemployed Americans, but few of them have shown any interest since the measure went into effect. Read more »

Oct. 20, 2011

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US asks court to halt Alabama's immigration law

The federal government asked an appeals court Friday to stop Alabama officials from enforcing a strict immigration law that has already driven Hispanic students from... Read more »

Oct. 7, 2011


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