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Alabama enacts anti-illegal-immigration law described as nation's strictest

Publié par Clifford Armion le 06/10/2011

Richard Fausset

"Reporting from Atlanta Alabama set a new national standard for get-tough immigration policy Thursday with Gov. Robert J. Bentley's signing of a law that surpasses Arizona's SB 1070, with provisions affecting law enforcement, transportation, apartment rentals, employment and education. "The new law, combined with legislation passed in May by neighboring Georgia, has arguably made this swath of the Deep South the nation's hottest immigration battleground, with the region's troubled racial history fueling the fire. "Opponents here, perhaps predictably, often refer to that history in denouncing new laws they deem to be not only unconstitutional but motivated by bigotry." Read on...
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"Alabama enacts anti-illegal-immigration law described as nation's strictest", La Clé des Langues [en ligne], Lyon, ENS de LYON/DGESCO (ISSN 2107-7029), octobre 2011. Consulté le 18/10/2021. URL: http://cle.ens-lyon.fr/anglais/archives/archives-revue-de-presse/alabama-enacts-anti-illegal-immigration-law-described-as-nation-s-strictest