Alabama Immigration Law Leaves Schools Gripped by Uncertainty

Thursday Alabama became the first state in the nation to require public schools to check the immigration status of children when they enroll. A judge's ruling Wednesday upheld several portions of Alabama's tough new immigration law, including the section on public-school enrollment. Advocates of the law say it doesn't block enrollment in schools, but simply enables the state to track the number of illegal-immigrant students and calculate the costs associated with educating them. Opponents...Full Story
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