[JURIST] The US Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit [official website] on Friday temporarily blocked [order, PDF] portions of a controversial Alabama immigration law [HB 56 text]. The ruling came in response to a motion filed last week [JURIST report] by the US Department of Justice (DOJ) and a coalition of immigrants rights groups after a judge for the US District Court for the Northern District of Alabama [official websites] twice refused to block the law [JURIST report] from…