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A young protester's sign references Alabama’s Jim Crow past to show displeasure over the state’s new immigration law, HB 56, at a protest Monday in Birmingham.

If the goal of state immigration laws was to make life so uncomfortable for illegal immigrants that they leave on their own, it may be working under HB 56 in Alabama. Read more» 2

Rep. Raul Grijalva traveled with nine other Democrats from Congress to Birmingham, Ala., on Monday to help start a campaign against that state's new immigration law, HB 56.

Rep. Raúl Grijalva is in Alabama this week with nine other congressional Democrats to help start a campaign to repeal the state’s immigration law, known as HB 56. Because the law is modeled after Arizona’s SB 1070, Arizona has a lot to teach Alabama, he said. Read more» 1

Alabama's capitol building in Montgomery.

The unintended consequences of Alabama’s new immigration law reach deep into state and local government operations and will affect every citizen and resident of the state. Read more» 2

Rep. Raul Grijalva, D-Tucson, with Rep. Joe Baca, D-Calif., said it is 'only fitting' to take the fight against Alabama’s immigration law to that state, in return for the help and support Arizonans got from other states when SB 1070 first passed.

Arizona leaders need to show “support and comfort” to people in Alabama who are dealing with the negative impacts of that state’s strict new immigration law, Rep. Raul Grijalva said Thursday. Read more» 5