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Hispanic students have started vanishing from Alabama public schools in the wake of a Sept. 28 court ruling that upheld parts of the state’s tough new law cracking down on illegal immigration.

U.S. District Judge Sharon Blackburn blocked some parts of the immigration law in her ruling, but she noted federal law doesn’t prohibit the state from requiring schools to check the immigration status of...

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