October 23, 2011

Appeals Court: Alabama Schools Can’t Ask Students about Citizenship

From http://www.eschoolnews.com/2011/10/14/court-alabama-schools-cant-ask-students-about-citizenship

Court: Alabama schools can’t ask students about citizenship
Federal appeals court temporarily blocks portions of the nation’s toughest immigration law
October 14, 2011

A federal appeals court on Oct. 14 blocked a key part of Alabama’s law that requires schools to check the immigration status of students, temporarily weakening what was considered the toughest immigration law in the nation and relieving schools from an awkward role that had led hundreds of undocumented students to flee the state’s classrooms.

The ruling was only temporary. A final decision on the law won’t likely be made for months.

Read the full article at http://www.eschoolnews.com/2011/10/14/court-alabama-schools-cant-ask-students-about-citizenship

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