Judge again blocks parts of tough Alabama immigration law
September 28th, 2011
03:30 PM ET
3 years ago

Judge again blocks parts of tough Alabama immigration law

Washington (CNN) - A federal judge has again temporarily blocked enforcement of key parts of a tough immigration law in Alabama.

The ruling Wednesday is a partial victory for both sides. The Justice Department had brought suit against state officials. Alabama was given the power to enforce other controversial sections of the law.

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soundoff (8 Responses)
  1. No Amnesty for Teabaggers - Impeach Republicans

    Come on Alabamians, let sensible people leave your third world state.

    September 28, 2011 03:37 pm at 3:37 pm |
  2. diridi

    why don't you guys fill this nation with bunch of Illegals, so that unemployment soars, we will all benefit.....o.k, idiots...

    September 28, 2011 03:39 pm at 3:39 pm |
  3. Rudy NYC

    Has anyone notice that Hispanics used to vote Republican because they once believed the "job creators" argument. Now that Hispanic vote has turned decisively Demoratic, Republicans are doing all within their power and then some to suppress the Hispanic vote and stereotype them as all being here illegally.

    September 28, 2011 03:43 pm at 3:43 pm |
  4. tim

    Thank you Alabama and groups like FAIR and NumbersUSA.....we can win the fight to establish the rule of law and fairness once again, despite the best efforts of a left wing gone wild.

    September 28, 2011 04:00 pm at 4:00 pm |
  5. vic , nashville ,tn

    Judge didn’t allow this
    –A ban on employers' "taking of a state tax deduction for wages paid to an unauthorized alien."
    But she allowed this
    “Including requiring the state to check immigration status of students in public schools, that the judge allowed to go into effect for the time being.”

    So we don’t care illegal immigrant taking our jobs but we don’t want their kids in the school

    U.S. District Judge Sharon Blackburn, appointed by Republican President George H.W. Bush by republicans president
    Simple we need cheap labor

    September 28, 2011 04:03 pm at 4:03 pm |
  6. Rick McDaniel

    What are the odds, that this judge is a Democrat???? Pretty high, I would say.

    September 28, 2011 04:16 pm at 4:16 pm |
  7. Sniffit

    "why don't you guys fill this nation with bunch of Illegals"

    Hey now...let's be practical about it...at least these ones aren't showing up with blankets full of small pox.

    September 28, 2011 04:17 pm at 4:17 pm |
  8. Eckart jordan

    Its all down hill for those teabaggers

    September 28, 2011 04:21 pm at 4:21 pm |