Monthly Archives: December 2011

Department of Justice Files Suit Over New Immigration Utah Law

Washington, D.C. – On Tuesday, the Department of Justice (DOJ) filed suit against the state of Utah to block the implementation of HB 497, which mandates that local police enforce immigration laws. Several provisions of the law have already been enjoined as a result … Continue reading

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Report Debunks Myth that High-Skilled Immigrants Steal American Jobs

It is an article of faith among anti-immigrant activists that immigration results in fewer jobs and lower wages for native-born workers. For instance, the Federation for American Immigration Reform (FAIR) recently released a report in which it claims that native-born workers with … Continue reading

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Alabama’s Immigration Law Digs Deeper Hole for State Economy

Although some Alabama lawmakers credit the state’s overall drop in unemployment to their new immigration law (HB 56), the reality is that many industries and sectors in the state are losing workers and jobs. This week, the Birmingham News reported that Alabama’s construction industry is … Continue reading

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