According to an article on  “A federal judge temporarily blocked enforcement of a tough immigration law in Alabama on Monday.”

This is a harsh state enforcement law that is similar to the one passed by Arizona last year.  Immigration law falls under federal jurisdiction – the federal government needs to pass and enforce the laws in an appropriate manner.  For each state to have its own set of laws it could have the absurd effect of certain immigrants being welcomed by some states – or even municipalities and shunned by others.  This would make the term United States of America seem almost inaccurate

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Author: Bradley Maged

I'm Brad Maged, an immigration lawyer in Boston, Massachusetts. I help people who want to live and work in the United States and companies that wish to employ them. This blog provides opinion and information on developments in immigration law. Thanks for reading!

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