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Kansas Legislator Attempts Alabama HB 56 Redux with Bill to Track Undocumented Students

Kansas Legislator Attempts Alabama HB 56 Redux with Bill to Track Undocumented Students

by Julianne Hing on January 30 2014, 1:27PM

Kansas state Rep. Allan Rothlisberg wants to know how much money his state is spending to educate undocumented students.

Topics: Immigration, /NOW, Schools & Youth

Federal Court Blocks School Reporting Provisions in Alabama’s HB 56 Immigration Law

by Jorge Rivas on August 20 2012, 6:02PM

On Monday, the 11th Circuit Court of Appeals in Atlanta issued a ruling on Alabama’s immigration law, commonly referred to as HB56.

Topics: Immigration, /NOW

State Legislatures Passed 20% Fewer Immigration Laws in 2012

by Julianne Hing on August 6 2012, 1:51PM

Is the anti-immigrant state lawmaking spree on the wane?

Topics: Immigration, /NOW

Breaking: Alabama Gov. Signs Awful Anti-Immigrant Revision Bill

by Julianne Hing on May 18 2012, 5:07PM

After initially indicating that he had serious reservations about the update to last year’s HB 56, Bentley signed it into law.

Topics: Immigration, /NOW

Alabama Passes Revision to Anti-Immigrant Bill, Waits for Gov.'s Decision

Alabama Passes Revision to Anti-Immigrant Bill, Waits for Gov.’s Decision

by Julianne Hing on May 17 2012, 9:33AM

Alabama doubles down on anti-immigrant hate and passes a beefed up version of last year’s HB 56.

Topics: Immigration

Alabama's Revised Anti-Immigrant Law May Come Up for Vote This Week

Alabama’s Revised Anti-Immigrant Law May Come Up for Vote This Week

by Julianne Hing on May 8 2012, 2:34PM

Immigrant rights advocates say the revised bill is even harsher than the original.

Topics: Immigration, /NOW

From Alabama to Seoul: HB 56 Fight Moves to Hyundai Shareholders Meeting

From Alabama to Seoul: HB 56 Fight Moves to Hyundai Shareholders Meeting

by Julianne Hing on March 16 2012, 3:29PM

The fight against Alabama’s anti-immigrant law goes global.

Topics: Alabama Immigration, Immigration, /NOW

March for Justice in Selma Takes on Alabama's Immigration Law

March for Justice in Selma Takes on Alabama’s Immigration Law

by Jamilah King on March 9 2012, 1:26PM

Nearly 50 years after Bloody Sunday, there’s still plenty of injustice to go around in the state, according to activists.

Topics: /NOW

Two More Provisions of Alabama's Anti-Immigrant HB 56 Blocked

Two More Provisions of Alabama’s Anti-Immigrant HB 56 Blocked

by Julianne Hing on March 9 2012, 8:51AM

But a key part is still being enforced.

Topics: /NOW

Alabama and Georgia's Anti-Immigrant Laws Head Back to Court

Alabama and Georgia’s Anti-Immigrant Laws Head Back to Court

by Julianne Hing on March 1 2012, 9:14AM

The federal government and civil rights groups want Alabama’s immigration crackdown blocked in full.

Topics: Immigration

DREAMers Sentenced for Protesting Alabama's Anti-Immigrant HB 56

DREAMers Sentenced for Protesting Alabama’s Anti-Immigrant HB 56

by Julianne Hing on February 28 2012, 3:12PM

Undocumented youth, and their parents, pleaded guilty to disorderly conduct charges.

Topics: Immigration, /NOW

University of Alabama Economist Study Says HB 56 Will Cost State $2.3 billion and 70k Jobs

by Jorge Rivas on February 1 2012, 12:27PM

A new study from economist Dr. Samuel Addy, director of the Center for Business and Economic Research at the University of Alabama, provides evidence that “HB 56 has been, and will continue to be an economic disaster for the state of Alabama.”

Topics: Immigration, /NOW

Alabama Students Prep Week Long Actions Against HB56 [Video]

Alabama Students Prep Week Long Actions Against HB56 [Video]

by Jorge Rivas on January 23 2012, 3:25PM

A group of college students in Birmingham, Alabama are organizing “A Week of Direct Action Against HB 56” that will run from Jan. 30 through Feb. 3.

Topics: Immigration, /NOW

Birmingham's Scott Douglas Shares His Love on 'The Colbert Report' [Video]

Birmingham’s Scott Douglas Shares His Love on ‘The Colbert Report’ [Video]

by Jorge Rivas on January 17 2012, 7:57PM

Scott Douglas, activist and executive director of the Greater Birmingham Ministries, was a guest on “The Colbert Report” on Monday and discussed Alabama’s tough anti-immigration law in context of the civil rights movement.

Topics: Celebrate Love, Immigration, /NOW

Missouri Wants to Make Public Schools Check Immigration Statuses

by Jorge Rivas on January 13 2012, 2:59PM

Missouri could be the next battleground in a nationwide fight over tougher immigration laws.

Topics: Immigration, /NOW

'Mexican Restaurant' is the 7th Most Popular Google Maps Search in the U.S.

‘Mexican Restaurant’ is the 7th Most Popular Google Maps Search in the U.S.

by Jorge Rivas on December 16 2011, 8:34AM

So some states don’t want Mexican immigrants to stay but they sure would miss the food.

Topics: Arts & Culture, Immigration, /NOW

Occupy Birmingham: Immigrant Rights Are Crucial for the 99 Percent

Occupy Birmingham: Immigrant Rights Are Crucial for the 99 Percent

by Jorge Rivas on December 5 2011, 2:45PM

Protestors marched on a detention center in Birmingham, Ala., this weekend to decry the state’s new immigration enforcement law, which critics say legalizes racial profiling, among other things. Detainees came to the window with signs expressing solidarity.

Topics: #Occupy, Immigration

Japanese Honda Employee Ticketed in Alabama for Violating HB 56

Japanese Honda Employee Ticketed in Alabama for Violating HB 56

by Jorge Rivas on December 1 2011, 12:23PM

Honda Manufacturing of Alabama announced that it would invest an additional $84 million in Alabama. They might be rethinking that now.

Topics: Immigration

Black Leaders Get Closeup View of Alabama's New Jim Crow

Black Leaders Get Closeup View of Alabama’s New Jim Crow

by Elon James White on November 22 2011, 11:01AM

Cultural critic Elon James White says the state’s harsh immigration law not only creates an unwelcoming environment for any brown migrant, it harks back to a terrible time in Alabama history that many thought was in the past.

Topics: Alabama Immigration, Immigration

Watch: DREAMers Confront Border Patrol Officers in Alabama

Watch: DREAMers Confront Border Patrol Officers in Alabama

by Julianne Hing on November 21 2011, 4:06PM

“We’re exercising our power and showing that we can do something about this,” activists said.

Topics: Alabama Immigration

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