Wednesday, December 14, 2011

Immigration: Alabama and Violations of the U.S. Constitution

Human Rights Watch accuses Alabama of violating constitution

Human Rights Watch says law HB56 breaches legal rights that apply to anyone regardless of their origin

  • [Human Rights Watch] ...recorded evidence of several cases of unauthorised immigrants who had wages withheld by employers and felt they were unable to take their grievance to court because of the new provision. One man, Alejandro, sought the advice of a lawyer but was told tha because of the new law he could not use the courts to retrieve the wages.

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