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Conservative Hispanic Group Sends Out ‘Top 10 Facts About Hispanics In Alabama’ Without A Single Mention Of State’s Awful Immigration Law

By Scott Keyes on March 13, 2012 at 11:40 am

"Conservative Hispanic Group Sends Out ‘Top 10 Facts About Hispanics In Alabama’ Without A Single Mention Of State’s Awful Immigration Law"

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The Hispanic Leadership Network, a conservative group ostensibly “focused on engaging the Hispanic community”, sent out a primer yesterday regarding the “Top 10 Facts about Hispanics in Alabama” in advance of that state’s presidential primary today. However, the press release contained one glaring omission: there was not a single mention in the entire email of Alabama’s draconian HB 56 immigration law. Perhaps it should not come as a surprise; when ThinkProgress interviewed two of HLN’s leaders about Kris Kobach, author of HB 56 and other harsh state immigration laws, neither knew who he was.

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