HB56

Immigraiton Ruling
5:17 pm
Mon August 20, 2012

11th Circuit of Appeals Issues Ruling On Ala.'s Immigration Law

An appeals court has issued a ruling on Alabama's immigration law.
Florida Atlantic University

The 11th Circuit Court of Appeals in Atlanta has issued a ruling today on Alabama's immigration law or HB56.

The Court has thrown out the provision that required schools to collect data on the immigration status of students who enroll in school.

The Court has also temporarily blocked two sections of the law, Section 10 and Section 27. Section 10 is also known as the "papers please" section. It makes it a state crime if an immigrant is not carrying an alien registration document. Section 27 forbids citizens from entering into contracts with illegal immigrants.