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-- opposition groups are now taking their fight against these strictest immigration law in the nation.
All the way to the United Nations the alliance on this is made -- of the union and civil rights groups who have claimed that the law hurts.
Labor labor workers with a strange is leading that charge for this embrace us Alabama's attorney general Li joins me now good morning mr.
change -- -- -- -- today.
Good morning -- you have you been you -- certainly talked about it here this very tough immigration law.
That exists in Alabama tell us why how how is the question this ending up at the United Nations.
-- -- that's a very good question I think it's really all about labor politics.
Of course United Nations has no jurisdiction over the state of Alabama or the United States for that matter.
Alabama's a right to work state and -- an international companies that have come here over the years Mercedes Hyundai.
Are nonunion and I think what you're seeing here is just another opportunity for the unions are trying to make their case which has been rejected uniformly here in Alabama that's one of the reasons.
That people come to help them because they like the labor climate.
And the business climate here.
Yeah it's interesting -- the -- the Alabama law.
-- prevents people from knowingly transporting.
Undocumented immigrants and also prohibits the courts from -- holding contracts that are made with them.
So -- I got these union groups traveling overseas to the home base of these auto company is.
And pointing the finger back and Alabama and saying that somehow you are stepping on the rights of these undocumented workers right.
Well I think that's their charge but I can tell you more there's a lawyer in private practice are represented a number of these international companies.
Including Hyundai and traveled overseas when they selected Alabama State but we're very sure because I was clear to -- flout the laws of the United States.
In of the state of Alabama the same sort of requirements that we're expected to follow up we're doing business in Germany or Korea or somewhere else as Americans so.
The system works.
The people want to be here illegally are welcome to be here the question is really.
Are we gonna enforce the laws of the land and you know that's -- jobs attorney general to make sure the laws are enforced that's what the country's based on the rule of law.
Well that immigration on Alabama's got a lot of attention and that -- talking about it at the UN interesting situation.
with a strange always good to have you -- -- thank you very much.
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