Robert Bentley

  • Federal judge partially rejects bid to block Alabama immigration law

    Historically controversial in the treatment of its citizens, the state of Alabama’s bid to own the nation’s strictest immigration laws grew stronger. U.S. District Judge Sharon Blackburn upheld significant sections of the law pertaining to illegal immigrants, stating that they aren’t pre-empted by federal regulations.

  • Alabama employers to E-Verify new workers

    Employers in Alabama had better prepare to toe the line. Earlier this month, Governor Robert Bentley signed into law the Beason-Hammon Alabama Taxpayer and Citizen Protection Act (HB 56), which will require state employers to use the federal E-Verify system to confirm the work status of any new hires.

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