ACLU Files Emergency Request to Block Alabama Anti-Immigrant Law Pending Appeal

CONTACT: ACLU Media, (212) 549-2666; ‪ BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – The American Civil Liberties Union and a coalition of civil rights organizations today filed a notice of appeal of yesterday’s federal court ruling in their lawsuit challenging Alabama’s extreme anti-immigrant law. The groups also requested that several key provisions of the law be temporarily blocked while yesterday’s ruling is appealed to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit.