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February 3, 2012
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Luther Strange
Joy Patterson (334) 242-7491
Alabama Attorney General
Suzanne Webb (334) 242-7351
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Statement from AG Strange Regarding Immigration Legislation

(MONTGOMERY) – I want to clarify any misunderstandings about the
involvement of the Attorney General’s Office in any particular legislation to reform the
immigration law.

The legislative leadership asked my office to provide suggestions on how the law
could be strengthened in court, along with how burdens on law abiding citizens and
law enforcement could be relieved, all without weakening the law. We provided that in
our memo of December 1, 2011.

We have been and continue to successfully defend our law. That is the duty of
the Attorney General.

We will review legislation from a legislator when asked. We are not, however,
promoting a particular bill, nor are we participating in the development of particular

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