Alabama immigration law challenged in state court

[JURIST] A group of immigrants in Alabama filed a lawsuit Wednesday in the Montgomery County Circuit Court [official website] to challenge the controversial Alabama immigration law [HB 56 text] as in violation of the state constitution. HB 56, signed into law last month [JURIST report], expands restrictions on undocumented immigrants by allowing law enforcement to detain individuals under "reasonable suspicion" they are undocumented and forces employers to verify the immigration status of potential employees. The five plaintiffs include [Fox News…

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