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Immigration Law Payments
4:56 pm
Mon May 5, 2014

Alabama Paying $580,000 Over Immigration Law

Alabama has agreed to pay another $230,000 to civil rights groups that sued over Alabama's immigration law.
Credit Florida Atlantic University

Alabama has agreed to pay another $230,000 to civil rights groups that sued over Alabama's immigration law.

The agreement announced Monday brings the total paid by the state government to $580,000. Monday's agreement stemmed from a 2011 suit over a portion of the law that barred business transactions between the state and anyone who could not prove citizenship. The law prevented some people from renewing their mobile home registration tags, but the suit ended the enforcement of that aspect of the law.

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