TV News LIES

Friday, Sep 04th

Last update07:09:41 AM GMT

You are here News Human Rights First person arrested under new Alabama law was in US legally

First person arrested under new Alabama law was in US legally

E-mail Print PDF

Alabama immigration lawA man from Yemen was the first person arrested for being an undocumented immigrant in Alabama. The police raided a house and encountered the man, Mohamed Ali Muflahi, According to the police, he identified himself as being in the country illegally.

Immediately, the authors of Alabama’s anti-immigrant law issued a press statement hailing the arrest and implying that Muflahi was an illegal alien somehow connected with terrorism. Except that it turns out he was not in the country illegally.

Muflahi’s lawyer produced documents showing he was here legally. Charges were dropped and he was released from jail. The politicians who hoped to capitalize on this capture of Alabama’s own terrorist mastermind quickly cancelled the press conference they had planned.

An interview about the arrest by a local reporter with Sheriff Entrekin of Etowah, Alabama is sort of scary: Entrekin said a few others have been booked in and suspected of being in the country illegally.

Meanwhile, officers in Etowah County on Tuesday took part in training provided by the Alabama Department of Homeland Security, Entrekin said. “Right now, there is still a learning curve for all of us,” he said.

Entrekin said anyone who does not provide documentation about his or her legal status will continue to be arrested and charged… He said anyone who does not have documentation, such as a driver’s license, to verify citizenship status can be arrested.

More...


Most Recent Related Stories...


You Might As Well Ignore the Photos of Dead Refugee Kids

refugee childred washed up on shoreDo not look closely at the photographs here. Do not look at them at all. They...

Congresswoman Asks For Investigation Into Israeli Shooting Of Two Palestinian Teens

Palestinian teens killed by IDFRep. Betty McCollum (D-Minn.) has requested the State Department open an investigation into whether the killing...

More than 20 dead refugees discovered in truck in Austria

dead refugees found in Austrian truckAs many as 50 refugees were found dead in a parked truck in eastern Austria on...

Only three of 116 Guantánamo detainees were captured by US forces

Gitmo detaineesOnly three of the 116 men still detained at Guantánamo Bay were apprehended by US forces,...
 
America's # 1 Enemy
Tee Shirt
& Help Support TvNewsLIES.org!
TVNL Tee Shirt
 
TVNL TOTE BAG
Conserve our Planet
& Help Support TvNewsLIES.org!
 
Get your 9/11 & Media
Deception Dollars
& Help Support TvNewsLIES.org!
 
The Loaded Deck
The First & the Best!
The Media & Bush Admin Exposed!