Judge Prohibits Parts Of Alabama Alien Workers Law

Law360, New York (September 28, 2011, 7:36 PM EDT) -- A federal judge on Wednesday barred Alabama from enforcing portions of a state law that made it a crime for an undocumented alien to apply for or perform work, partially granting a preliminary injunction bid from the U.S. Department of Justice.

U.S. District Judge Sharon Lovelace Blackburn issued a 115-page memorandum opinion preliminarily enjoining four parts of the Beason-Hammon Alabama Taxpayer and Citizen Protection Act. But she concluded the DOJ had not shown the government was entitled to preliminary injunctive relief regarding six other sections of...
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Case Information

Case Title

United States of America v. Alabama, State of et al

Case Number



Alabama Northern

Nature of Suit

950(Constitutional - State Statute)


Judge Inge P Johnson

Date Filed

August 1, 2011


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