Connect with us

Hi, what are you looking for?


States seek delays immigration law hearings

Staff Report

Alabama and Georgia Thurs­day asked the 11th Circuit Court of Appeals to stop proceedings against their state immigration laws while the U.S. Supreme Court reviews challenges to Arizo­na’s immigration statute.

Alabama argues that the Ari­zona judgment will likely be “the definitive decision on many of the matters at issue in these cases” and would likely be in hand by July.

“It would not be in the inter­ests of judicial economy for the parties and amici (briefs submit­ted as friends of the court) to sup­ply three more rounds of briefing on these issues to this Court (the Appellees’ briefs, the Appellants’ replies, and the Cross-Appellants’ replies in the cross-repeals), only to have their briefs become obso­lete this summer,” says the mo­tion, written by the Alabama attor­ney general’s office.

Read More…

Written By

The Alabama Political Reporter is a daily political news site devoted to Alabama politics. We provide accurate, reliable coverage of policy, elections and government.



Last updated on June 20, 2017, at 05:41 amBy Sam Mattison Alabama Political Reporter Alabama’s Attorney General Steve Marshall announced on Friday that he...


Last updated on May 29, 2017, at 05:23 amBy Chip Brownlee Alabama Political Reporter MONTGOMERY — He escaped death seven times, but he didn’t...

Featured Opinion

Last updated on April 25, 2017, at 05:56 amBy Bill Britt Alabama Political Reporter If there was any question that the removal of Alabama...


Last updated on March 23, 2017, at 11:29 amBy Brandon Moseley Alabama Political Reporter Monday, March 20, 2017, the US Senate finally began confirmation...