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Jay Reeves of AP helps chicken processors with their illegal labor needs (Alabama, twister, immigration) - 05/28/13

... purposes: 1. Help crooked businesses in Alabama maintain a cheap (to them) workforce that includes large numbers of illegal aliens. 2. Attempt to downplay the many negative impacts of mass immigration of low-skilled workers from Mexico and Latin America. Reeves writes regarding the town of Kilpatrick, Alabama: For years before a tornado hit, few besides the immigrants who work at nearby poultry...

GOP 2012 Platform on immigration - 08/29/12

... Justice lawsuits against Arizona, Alabama, South Carolina, and Utah must be dismissed immediately. The double-layered fencing on the border that was enacted by Congress in 2006, but never completed, must finally be built. In order to restore the rule of law, federal funding should be denied to sanctuary cities that violate federal law and endanger their own citizens, and federal funding should...

Do red states give more to charity than blue states? - 08/20/12

... followed by Mississippi (7.2%), Alabama (7.1%), Tennessee (6.6%), and so on. While those are the highest percentages, in actual dollar terms residents of California give more than than the top eight percentage givers combined (Utah, Mississippi, Alabama, Tennessee, South Carolina, Idaho, Arkansas, and Georgia). Not only does California give more in dollar terms to charity than those red and...

Is SPLC legal director Mary Bauer credible? (Alabama, immigration) - 06/01/12

... far escaped sanctions [under Alabama's new immigration law]. One section assigns escalating penalties for employers caught hiring undocumented workers, ranging from a three-year probation for the offending company to a permanent suspension of all business licenses in the state. Officials report virtually no instances where such sanctions have been enforced. "This law is scapegoating the...

Wade Henderson, UAW, SPLC join to harm Alabama over immigration law (LCCHR, Cindy Estrada, Mary Bauer) - 06/01/12

... actions they'll be taking against Alabama's new immigration law (HB 56). Their actions will include "escalating pressure on top companies operating in Alabama" and taking actions "through international tribunals" [1]. Those on the call were: * Wade Henderson of the Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights (Leadership Conference on Civil Rights) * Cindy Estrada (VP of the United Auto...

DHS gives in to Luis Gutierrez demand to halt a deportation; Gutierrez keeps promoting bad policy - 01/04/12

... (link). His tale concerns woman in Alabama who'd been stopped by local police for a moving violation (not turning her headlights on, which needless to say could be quite dangerous). Her son and husband are U.S. citizens, but she's been here illegally for seven years (since she was 12). That's when Gutierrez jumped into action like a crooked Superman: Local clergy and advocates alerted me because...

Alabama lawsuit plaintiff worried immigration law will cut into her business of renting to illegal aliens - 08/26/11

... involved in the same lawsuit against Alabama over that state's new immigration law. The law does what the great majority of Americans want: enforce the immigration laws to reduce illegal immigration. And, one of the plaintiffs in the case has said quite a bit more than the DOJ/ACLU/Mexican government et al would like her to say (link): Michelle Cummings is the owner and manager of Cummings...

Mexico, 15 other countries file brief against Alabama immigration law; Mexico/DOJ/ACLU/SPLC/churches all on same side - 08/05/11

... brief supporting those suing Alabama to block that state's new immigration law. The federal judge in the case consolidated the various lawsuits against Alabama, meaning that the American Civil Liberties Union, the Southern Poverty Law Center, the Department of Justice, the Catholic Church, the Methodist Church, the Episcopal Church, and the Mexican government are all involved in the same suit...

DOJ sues Alabama over state's new illegal immigration law - 08/02/11

... the Department of Justice sued Alabama over that state's new anti-illegal immigration law, just as it sued Arizona over the law that Alabama's was modeled after. An article is here, a PDF of the lawsuit is here, and the statement from the DOJ with quotes from Eric Holder and Janet Napolitano is at [1]. The Department of Education is also involved in the suit due to parts of the Alabama law that...

Matt Webster of Alabama: used by far-left to support illegal immigration (ACLU, SPLC lawsuit) - 07/09/11

... Georgia lawsuit are now suing Alabama, and that state has its own GOP shill/token. From aclualabama.org/News/PressReleases/Highlights/070811.html: The plaintiffs in the lawsuit reflect the far-reaching and devastating impacts HB 56 would have if allowed to be implemented even for a single day. Plaintiff Matt Webster and his wife are in the process of adopting two boys. These children do not...

SPLC, ACLU, NILC sue Alabama over new immigration law (HB56) - 07/09/11

... of far-left groups have sued Alabama over that state's new Arizona-style immigration law. The groups involved in this case are the American Civil Liberties Union (also collaborated with the Mexican government on immigration), the Southern Poverty Law Center (at least an indirect link to that same government), the National Immigration Law Center, the Asian Law Caucus, and the Asian American...

Los Angeles Times misleads about Alabama immigration law - 06/16/11

... offers the misleading editorial "Alabama targets immigrant students" [1], which contains at least three (and probably many more) highly misleading statements: 1. The Alabama law isn't designed to go after "immigrants" as the editorial's title says. It's only concerned with illegal aliens. 2. The first paragraph of the editorial refers to the law as the "harshest anti-immigration legislation in...

Alabama immigration law doesn't make it a crime to just give a ride to an illegal alien - 06/16/11

Alabama recently passed a tough immigration law modeled after the one in Arizona. One of the misleading claims made by opponents of the law is that it would make it illegal to give an illegal alien a ride. For instance, the Los Angeles Times makes the misleading claim that the law "makes it a crime to give a ride to an illegal immigrant". In fact: 1. The Alabama law criminalizes transporting an...

Michigan, eight other states file brief in support of Arizona immigration law - 07/15/10

... federal court and is joined by Alabama, Florida, Nebraska, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, South Dakota, Texas and Virginia, as well as the Northern Mariana Islands... "By lawsuit, rather than by legislation, the federal government seeks to negate this preexisting power of the states to verify a person's immigration status and similarly seeks to reject the assistance that the states can lawfully...

Curt Thompson: Urges Calm and Practicality - 10/03/07

... water cannons as happened in Alabama (both far worse than what we're experiencing now). People did not move. They stayed and continued the struggle knowing that moving would only embolden other states to take other extremist measures. Ultimately many people moved to Georgia because our economy is better than pretty much any other state's. Trust me, I know many people who go visiting other states...

Max Blumenthal feverishly uncovers the "anti-immigrant" movement - 05/03/07

... arrests of loony militia members in Alabama.

California's educational system in even worse shape than previously thought - 03/11/06

... to one ranking, we're between Alabama and Mississippi. This is largely, if not exclusively, due to "liberalism" (think Jackie Goldberg) as well as ethnically-compromised politicians who support illegal immigration (think Antonio Villaraigosa). Via a comment from 'eh', Dan Walters offers "Dry statistical report portends immense tragedy in the making": ...Extrapolating from the two sets of...