ACLU Lens: Federal Court Ruled Alabama Can’t Check Students' Immigration Status

Alabama’s outrageous attempt to deny some immigrant children their right to education is among the provisions that was rejected Monday by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit. The Atlanta-based court also blocked other harmful parts of Alabama and Georgia’s anti-immigrant laws, including those that attempted to criminalize everyday actions with undocumented immigrants.

But the court left room for narrow implementation of certain ‘show me your papers’ provisions, which the ACLU and a civil rights coalition will continue to fight against.

“The court today rejected many parts of Alabama and Georgia’s anti-immigrant laws, including attempts to criminalize everyday interactions with undocumented immigrants and Alabama’s callous attempt to deprive some children of their constitutional right to education,” said Omar Jadwat, senior staff attorney with the ACLU Immigrants’ Rights Project.  “The court explicitly left the door open to further challenges against the ‘show me your papers’ provision, which we will continue to fight in order to protect people’s constitutional rights.”

The ACLU and its coalition partners are challenging anti-immigrant laws in Arizona, Alabama, Georgia, Indiana, South Carolina and Utah because they lead to racial profiling and put everyone’s civil rights at risk.

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Anonymous

ASIA FOR THE ASIANS, AFRICA FOR THE AFRICANS, WHITE COUNTRIES FOR EVERYBODY!

Everybody says there is this RACE problem. Everybody says this RACE problem will be solved when the third world pours into EVERY white country and ONLY into white countries.

The Netherlands and Belgium are just as crowded as Japan or Taiwan, but nobody says Japan or Taiwan will solve this RACE problem by bringing in millions of third worlders and quote assimilating unquote with them.

Everybody says the final solution to this RACE problem is for EVERY white country and ONLY white countries to “assimilate,” i.e., intermarry, with all those non-whites.

What if I said there was this RACE problem and this RACE problem would be solved only if hundreds of millions of non-blacks were brought into EVERY black country and ONLY into black countries?

How long would it take anyone to realize I’m not talking about a RACE problem. I am talking about the final solution to the BLACK problem?

And how long would it take any sane black man to notice this and what kind of psycho black man wouldn’t object to this?

But if I tell that obvious truth about the ongoing program of genocide against my race, the white race, Liberals and respectable conservatives agree that I am a naziwhowantstokillsixmillionjews.

They say they are anti-racist. What they are is anti-white.

Anti-racist is a code word for anti-white.

Anonymous

Can we all get along:)

Anonymous

Education is a right even if your not a US citizen.I have seen this onTexas News and I am ashamed.

Anonymous

I work hard and pay taxes. Now I will have to pay for someone who broke the law to go to school. It is just like paying someone who robbed my house to get a degree. The state of California has gone bankrupt due to issues such as these.
In the long run everyone (law-abiding citizen or 'deferred immigrant' will lose.

Anonymous

This is nothing about race, it's all about LAW!!!!!!!!!!!

Illegal is illegal.

Anonymous

If your logic is to make any sense, then the USA is native American country and more likely Asian origin.

Poster for above:
You seem to have an issue with your tax-dollars paying for law-breakers. Then, you should also protest in paying for all jails that have rehabilitative programs to educate convicts so they will be less likely to commit crimes again.

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