Thursday, November 17, 2011

Alabama Rep. says he will "do anything short of shooting" undocumented immigrants

U.S. Congressman Mo Brooks says (on video) that he will  "do anything short of shooting" undocumented immigrants in Alabama.  Brooks makes his statement 44 seconds into the video.

click HERE to link youtube audio with photos on Alabama law - with detailed description of community reaction to the law by William Anderson, student at the University of Alabama

13 arrested in protest against Alabama's immigration law

Two activists are arrested for refusing to leave a state office building and 11 for blocking a street in Montgomery, in actions reminiscent of the city's civil rights-era confrontations.

By Richard Fausset, Los Angeles Times
November 16, 2011
Reporting from Montgomery, Ala.

One of the most dramatic protests against Alabama's tough illegal immigration law unfolded here Tuesday as 13 activists, most of them from out of state, were arrested for blocking a street near the Capitol and refusing to leave a legislative office building as a crowd chanted, "Undocumented, unafraid!"

 ... organizers were...targeting the Alabama law, which is considered the nation's strictest, and which has drawn activists into the state to organize and protest to a degree rarely seen here since the civil rights turmoil of the 1960s...MORE


1 comment:

Felix Jaure said...

WE lured them with hope, they were easy to entice. We gave them our crumbs, they were content. With their sweat we build our cities, and railroads. They gathered the harvest of our fields. We dined from their callused hands. We profited from their ignorance; their labor was transformed into gold.

They have altogether been forgotten, their labor has been in vain, the sweat that made you rich America has evaporated, and so has the memory of the contribution they made in your factories, and in your fields of harvest. They only took what no man wanted, now you refer to them as criminals, and thieves, that rob you of your riches.