Alabama’s immigration law: The new Jim Crow

Alabama’s new law — with provisions against hiring, harboring or transporting undocumented immigrants — is bad enough for adults. But it is potentially disastrous for kids? Asks the Huffington Post. By requiring schools to determine the immigration status of every student at enrollment, the law makes it hard to tell the difference between educators and immigration officials. It already has immigrant parents asking, “Should we keep our children out of school in September?”

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