Alabama's toughest-in-the-nation law on illegal immigration went into effect Thursday, a day after a federal judge upheld some of its key provisions, but the court battle over the issue appears far from over.
State law enforcement can now question and detain without bond people they suspect may be in the country illegally, and public schools are required to verify students' immigration status.
Denver was the last stop on President Barack Obama’s western tour to raise money for his re-election campaign and promote his new jobs plan. The President spoke to several thousand people at a largely Hispanic high school in southwest Denver on Tuesday. KUNC’s state capitol reporter Bente Birkeland has more.
President Obama got a mostly warm reception in southwest Denver on Tuesday where he spoke to a crowd of students and many supporters at Abraham Lincoln High School. Many analysts and even residents of the predominately Latino neighborhoods around the school saw the choice as strategic.
Hello, Denver! It is great to be back in Colorado. It is an honor to be here at Lincoln High School. And I want to give Amelia a special thank you for that introduction. Amelia's a great example of how smarter courses and better technology can help guarantee our kids the foundation they need to learn, and graduate, and compete in this economy.