Alabama Cracks Down on (Illegal) Immigration

November 29, 2011

In the past we reported about controversial immigration laws in Arizona, Georgia and South Carolina. Another state cracking down on illegal immigration is Alabama. Last weeks arrest of a German Mercedes-Benz executive by Tuscaloosa police for driving without identification required by the law raises the question, however, whether such laws hurt hurt economic development of…

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Daimler to Invest $350M to Build 5th Mercedes Model in Alabama

November 3, 2011

Good news for the State of Alabama and the Southeastern United States: Daimler AG said it will invest $350 million to produce a fifth Mercedes-Benz model at its factory in Vance, Alabama, starting in 2015. The investment will create an additional 400 jobs at the plant. The company did not provide details about the additional…

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