Birmingham Immigrant Communities on Edge Following Crackdown
Raids in search of undocumented immigrants have yet to take place in Alabama, but many in immigrant communities in the state fear it’s only a matter of time. Federal and local law enforcement officials have already started rounding up people the government says are in the U.S. illegally. These immigration raids are tearing families apart and many undocumented immigrants in Alabama feel they might be next. More on this from Nick Patterson, editor of the weekly newspaper Weld.
Nick Patterson is the editor for WELD for Birmingham, a weekly newspaper covering news and politics, arts and culture and community engagement in the Magic City. Patterson joins WBHM each Thursday during All Things Considered to discuss WELD's top stories.
Humane Society Approved for New 27-acre Facility in Titusville
The Birmingham City Council Tuesday transferred ownership of the property in Titusville to the Greater Birmingham Humane Society. Despite overwhelming support from residents, some in the neighborhood voiced concerns about the move. Hear more from Nick Patterson of Weld.