“[There’s] a fear factor out there that’s written between the lines of this law, [and it] is accomplishing the impact of folks who want to see these families leave. Parents are afraid to drive their kids to school, [fearing] that something will happen and they won’t be able to care for their children, Nobody wins when a law pushes children into the shadow of society. Teachers should be safety nets, not snitches. Guardians, not guards.” Read article here.
—Roseann Rodriguez of the Hispanic Interest Coalition of Alabama, in a conference call 10.5.11