June 25, 2012

State of Alabama
Press Release: Homeland Security, Department of

Director Collier Issues Statement on Supreme Court Immigration Ruling

Spencer Collier, Director of the Alabama Department of Homeland Security releases the following comment on the Supreme Court Ruling on the Arizona Immigration Law:

"We are still reviewing the decision and its effect on Alabama's Immigration Law. At first glance, it appears that the right of law enforcement to detain upon reasonable suspicion was upheld. This is a key communication tool for states in assisting federal law enforcement in matters of illegal immigration and the heart of Alabama's statute."

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