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Impacts of Alabama's Law / by Maria Hinojosa | December 1, 2011

Impacts of Alabama’s Law

This past June, Alabama Governor, Robert Bentley, signed legislation know as HB-56 into law. Suddenly, Alabama has the strictest anti-immigration laws on the books. Samuel Brooke is a staff attorney with the Southern Poverty Law Center, one of the organizations challenging the law’s constitutionality.


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Alabama’s harsh new immigration law has immigrant families fleeing the state. But where are they going? Many are heading south to Florida, where jobs and services may not be sufficient to meet the increased need.

This story is produced by Andrew Stelzer and edited & mixed by Claire Schoen.


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