Posts tagged "Alabama"

Undocumented Life: Parts of Arizona immigration law struck down, but "show me your papers" provision still stands

While Monday’s Supreme Court ruling struck down parts of Arizona’s punitive immigration bill, SB1070, it upheld what to many fighting for immigration reform and justice is the most troubling part of the law. The sections that were ruled unconstitutional had required immigrants to carry immigration papers at all times, banned undocumented immigrants from soliciting work... Read more »

Eyes on the prize: Immigrant rights activists fight Juan Crow

On March 7, 1965, more than 500 demonstrators set off on a 54-mile march through the segregated South from Selma, Ala., to Montgomery, Ala., in response to the murder of a civil rights activist. The march called for African Americans to be given the right to vote and an end to violence and intimidation. Fast... Read more »