All immigration protesters released from jail

Photo of protesters near the Alabama State House shortly before they were arrested.
Photo of protesters near the Alabama State House shortly before they were arrested.

12 of the 13 arrested during a protest Tuesday of Alabama's new immigration law have been released from the Montgomery Police Department on Thursday. A juvenile, was released into the custody of her parents on Tuesday.

Winter says federal immigration officials have not placed a hold on his clients and added that each of his clients' bond was set at $500 each. Winter says he got it reduced to $300 each.

A spokesman for federal Immigration and Customs Enforcement, Temple Black, said no detainer has been issued for any of those detained.

Those arrested are mostly college students who say they came to the U.S. with their families and do not have proof they are here legally.

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