What's behind Alabama's jobs numbers?

Supporters of HB56, Alabama's harshest-in-the-nation immigration law of 2011, have seized on favorable unemployment numbers as evidence of the law's success. Yet all of our neighboring states also have managed to create jobs in recent months without claiming to have driven off their populations of undocumented immigrants. What's really going on?

This Anniston Star op-ed by ACPP policy analyst Stephen Stetson sorts out the facts behind the figures.

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