temporary provision that allows schools to check the immigration status of students - but the final decision to come . The sad reality living in Alabama Immigration Law . In Pictures: Hispanic families adjust to life under the new law A federal appeals court on Friday issued a ruling that temporarily blocks the parts of a law of Alabama requiring schools to check the immigration status of students, but let stand a provision that allows police to detain immigrants suspected of being illegally in the country.
The 11 U.S.Circuit Court of Appeals issued the order after the Department of Justice to challenge what is considered immigration law toughest in the nation. The decision also blocked part of the law that criminalizes immigrants do not have proper documentation. The final decision on the law was not done for months to allow time for more arguments. a federal judge upheld much of the law in late September, frightened many Hispanics were expelled from Alabama, for fear of being arrested or targeted by the police. Construction workers, gardeners and farm workers have stopped going to work, and a large number of Hispanic students were absent from public school. To address the shortage of labor, Alabama Agriculture Commissioner John McMillan in a proposal about the farmers should consider hiring interns in the program of investment in outside the state.
addition to the Obama administration, a coalition of advocacy groups also filed a separate appeal of the law, saying that Alabama was "chaos".