“This American Life” episode: on Alabama HB56 and its Kansas author

http://www.thisamericanlife.org/radio-archives/episode/456/reap-what-you-sow

Last Summer, Alabama passed HB56, the most sweeping immigration bill in the country. It’s an example of a strategy called “attrition through enforcement” or, more colloquially, “self-deportation”–making life so hard on undocumented immigrants that they choose to leave the country. But as reporter Jack Hitt found, the new law has had lots of other unintended consequences. Jack has a book coming out this Spring called Bunch of Amateurs. (35 minutes)

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