Brief history of Alabama's Immigration Law
Deferred Action or DACA (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals) refers to an immigration policy of the Obama administration in which certain young people who were brought to the United States as young children, do not present a risk to national security or public safety, and meet several key criteria will be considered for relief from removal from the country or from entering into removal proceedings. The policy was announced and put into immediate effect on June 15th, 2012 by Secretary of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano and is carried out by the Department of Homeland Security. Click here for more information on Deferred Action, eligibility requirements, the application process, and available resources for applicants.
Fact sheets and up-to-date information on the status of HB 56 and HB 658 - which provisions are in effect and what rights are protected.
Alabama is known as the birthplace of the civil rights movement as well as many of the movement's heros. Their accomplishments and legacies are alive and well and play a foundational role in the building of the immigrants' rights movement today.
The people of Alabama and the faith communities they belong to have a long history of experience with social justice movements. From ... to ... The faith community has played a crucial role in the immigrant justice movement, in particular through its leadership in fighting sections of HB 56 that would abuse immigrants and prevent people from caring for their brothers and sisters, neighbors and strangers as their faith directs them....