Court Blocks Parts of Law on Migrants in Alabama

March 9, 2012 by · Leave a Comment
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By March 8, 2012  New York Times

A federal appeals court has blocked two parts of a tough new Alabama immigration law.

The United States Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit issued an order on Thursday prohibiting enforcement of sections of the 2011 law that restricted commercial and government transactions for illegal immigrants. One of the provisions states that courts cannot enforce contracts that involve illegal immigrants; the other prohibits those in the country illegally from doing business Read more