Topic: Robert Bentley
A US appeals court temporarily blocked two requirements of the tough Alabama immigration law: one that schools check new students' immigration status and one that immigrants carry special ID.
10/14/2011 07:39 pm
Alabama immigration law: The 11th US Circuit Court of Appeals also blocked a part of the law that allows authorities to charge immigrants who do not carry documents proving their legal status.
10/14/2011 03:34 pm
With the Alabama immigration law taking effect, some 2,000 Hispanic students didn't attend school Monday. Teachers unions and Hispanic activists are voicing their concerns.
10/06/2011 10:12 am
A judge upheld a provision in the Alabama immigration law that forces public schools to check the immigration status of new students. Schools are scrambling to determine the impact.
09/30/2011 09:26 am
Alabama's immigration law, billed as the toughest on illegal immigrants, is already having an impact on farmers, teachers, and contractors.
09/29/2011 05:57 pm
Immigration law took a twist Wednesday when a judge upheld a controversial part of an Alabama immigration law that mirrors Arizona's SB 1070. Supreme Court intervention looks likely.
09/28/2011 10:30 pm
A federal court judge in Alabama Wednesday raised questions about whether a recent state law restricting illegal immigration has constitutional merit.
08/24/2011 10:11 pm
Bankruptcy is staring one Alabama county in the face after corruption and backroom deals put the county more then $4 billion in debt.
07/29/2011 12:51 am
The political dance over the US debt ceiling crisis continued Sunday with the possibility that top lawmakers could be summoned to the White House, although no meeting had been scheduled.
07/17/2011 02:32 pm
States now appear to be vying for the title of toughest law against illegal immigration. Alabama's is probably the broadest, but not the toughest in every particular.
06/10/2011 08:55 pm