“This law revisits the state’s painful racial past and tramples the rights of all Alabama residents.”

July 17, 2011 § Leave a comment

An Alabama-based civil rights group sued to block the state’s new immigration law from taking effect, calling the statute’s crackdown on illegal immigrants “the most extreme in the nation.”  The federal lawsuit filed today by the Southern Poverty Law Center in Montgomery challenges such provisions of the statute as making it a crime to transport illegal immigrants and requiring school officials to determine the immigration status of students and their parents.  “Alabama’s immigration law is blatantly unconstitutional,” Mary Bauer, the law center’s legal director, said in a statement on the group’s website. “This law revisits the state’s painful racial past and tramples the rights of all Alabama residents.”

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