Nov 16, 2011
Immigration Crackdown - Alabama: U.S., ACLU Ask Court to Overturn Alabama Immigration Laws
Bloomberg: "Alabama’s new immigration laws, including a measure making it a felony for illegal aliens to do business with the state, are unconstitutional, the U.S. told a federal appeals court. The U.S., which is seeking reversal of a Birmingham, Alabama, federal judge’s Sept. 28 ruling allowing the state to enforce that provision and others, filed a brief yesterday with the Atlanta-based appeals court. The American Civil Liberties Union also made a filing opposing the law.
... On Oct. 14, the appellate court issued an order blocking (some) provisions while it reviews the rulings of U.S. District Judge Sharon Lovelace Blackburn in Birmingham." read more