Back in 2011, Alabama passed what was then considered the nation's strictest immigration law. Much of it was later struck down by the courts.
Now, the law offers a snapshot of potential challenges ahead for the Trump administration.
For Fernanda Herrera, a senior at Samford University outside Birmingham, Ala., the current climate surrounding immigration has her scared, just as the Alabama law did in 2011.
"I don't know if I'm going to see my parents tomorrow," Herrera says.
Her father crossed the Mexican border illegally when she was two.