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And -- your attention to this -- the Justice Department is sending a new warning to dozens of law enforcement agencies in Alabama.
Telling them that their funding could be in jeopardy if they aren't careful.
About the way enforce the State's new immigration lock the Obama administration has sued the state of Alabama claiming that -- law.
To try to crack down on illegals in there -- state is unconstitutional.
Take out they've been following this story -- on he joins us now from the West Coast newsreel other Trace.
-- you know because of the Obama administration lawsuit parts of this law had been put on hold but one of the parts it is still in effect gives police officers the ability.
And the right to question people's immigration status when they pulled them over for a different reason so now the Department of Justice is upping the ante saying be careful how you enforce this law.
Or you risk losing your federal funding.
The DOJ has now sent a letter to a 156.
Law enforcement agencies across Alabama reminding them of their quote legal obligation.
And I'm quoting the letter reads in part to ensure that your enforcement of this law does not result in the unlawful stopping questioning searching detaining or -- -- persons or in the targeting of racial or ethnic minorities.
In a manner that violates the constitution Alabama says there are simply doing what the federal government will not do which is it forcing immigration laws but now there are some signs that Alabama might be walking this back a little bit.
The Republican attorney general -- Luther Luther strange has now sent out.
I noticed a lot makers in the states saying that parts of this law could be repealed to make it easier to defend in court the -- he's talking about are forcing public schools to collect immigration status on the public school students as well as forcing illegals to carry immigration papers the Republican governor in Alabama Robert Bentley has said he does not want the law repealed but.
He admits that it could be simplifies.
A bit which is a very good indication.
That the next legislative session this Alabama law which is considered the toughest in the nation could be adjusted to a certain extent.
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