Ralph De La Cruz: Alabama's politicians decided to one-up Arizona's immigration enforcement law -- and the effort has resulted in unintended and painful consequences for Alabama businesses.
Ralph De La Cruz: At a time of economic uncertainty, a culture of fear is driving the debate in Tallahassee.
Ralph De La Cruz: With Florida facing a bad economy and painful choices, state lawmakers pushed the divisive issue of immigration to the front of the legislative line.
Gov. Rick Scott has been in office less than two months. Yet talk of recalling him has already begun.
VIDEO: FCIR's blogger/reporter discusses the case of a Florida woman who narrowly avoided deportation after reporting a crime.
Ralph De La Cruz: When people feel terrorized, they want others to feel that terror as well.