11th Circ. Blocks Parts Of Ala. Immigration Law

Law360, New York (October 14, 2011, 6:49 PM EDT) -- The Eleventh Circuit on Friday temporarily blocked two key provisions in Alabama’s controversial new immigration law, but left much of the law untouched pending an appeal.

The appeals court granted in part and denied in part the U.S. Department of Justice’s motion for a temporary injunction on certain parts of the law, known as the Beason-Hammon Alabama Taxpayer and Citizen Protection Act.

In a victory for the government, the court blocked the law’s requirement that all public schools must check the immigration status of all students...
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