Sweet Home, Alabama?

Last August, I wrote a post “What’s Happening in Alabama?” In that post I drew attention to proposed legislation that would make every citizen and every police officer in Alabama an immigration official. In short, it would make it illegal to do business with someone who is undocumented. (Pay them, drive them somewhere, rent a…… Continue reading Sweet Home, Alabama?

California Dreaming

The American dream was affirmed yesterday– at least for some California residents. For tens of thousands of children, brought here illegally as children by their parents, Jerry Brown’s signing of  the California Dream Act, was a symbol of hope that their state cares about them. Qualifying students, regardless of their immigration status, can now apply…… Continue reading California Dreaming

What is Happening in Alabama?

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nCZ0xSBjeEw This video is shocking. It makes me wonder, “Have the people of Alabama learned anything from the civil rights movement?” Here’s the full content of the law. Listen carefully to the statement. They have taken the Arizona law and added to it more stringent requirements. Essentially, you have to provide a state issued ID…… Continue reading What is Happening in Alabama?