APPEALS TO BLOCK ANTI-IMMIGRANT LAWS IN GEORGIA AND ALABAMA

“Alabama and Georgia are home to burgeoning Asian American communities and we are deeply concerned that HB 56 and HB 87 will only cause more fear and isolation among these communities,” said Marita Etcubañez, director of programs at the Asian American Justice Center, a member of the Asian American Center for Advancing Justice (Advancing Just

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Court to rule later on Georgia, Alabama's anti-illegal immigration laws

Judge Charles Wilson of the 11th Circuit Court of Appeals made the announcement at the start of a three-hour-long hearing on parts of Georgia and Alabama’s laws. Wilson said his panel agreed to wait until the higher court rules because some of the issues are similar in their cases. The Supreme Court is expected to take up Arizona’s law next month

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Challenges to AL and GA immigration laws in court - CBS News

When a federal appeals court hears arguments Thursday in the legal challenges against tough new laws targeting illegal immigration in Alabama and Georgia, people outside of those two states will be paying attention. The 11th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals is scheduled to hear arguments on two separate challenges to Alabama's law, one filed by

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Arizona isn't a 'model' for U.S. immigration policy - KansasCity Star

In the Feb. 22 Republican debate in Arizona, where Romney and his main rival Rick Santorum were competing for the state’s anti-illegal immigration vote, Romney praised Arizona’s E-Verify system to check employees’ immigration status and said, “I think we see a model here in Arizona.” He added that, if elected, he would stop current federal lawsuits

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Alabama, Georgia Fight to Save Immigration Laws in U.S. Appeals Court - Bloomberg

Alabama and Georgia will try to salvage their laws targeting illegal immigrants in arguments before a federal court that already said there’s a “substantial likelihood” some parts will be thrown out. A three-judge panel set to hear cases today in Atlanta temporarily blocked Alabama from requiring illegal immigrants to carry registration papers and

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