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Let me turn to the attorney general Tom -- of Arizona.
Who is obviously called upon to defend these laws.
-- with us and build 107 about long now before the ninth Circuit Court of appeals.
This make you feel a little better mr.
It yes it definitely does that the ninth circuit -- -- ruled against us and -- 21 decision.
We're appealing that directly to the US Supreme Court.
And I think today's decision helps because both cases the senate bill 1070.
And the chamber of commerce case both involve federal preemption.
And the chamber of commerce case the United States Supreme Court -- -- be very high threshold.
To achieve federal preemption in this area of immigration.
-- that will be helpful to us you've been talking about you verify.
In the dissent justice Sotomayor here.
The majority didn't buy that and we have the same issue in senate bill 1070 -- we say.
That our officers have to check web -- to see if the people they arrest are here illegally or not and one of the arguments against those is that we're have -- making them prioritize their resources so.
There's a -- reputation of that argument -- well well.
Those arguments of those niceties the fact is that it seems to me it is as a -- that the power here is that the Supreme Court has just ruled.
That -- supporting federal -- the states are in no way infringing upon the the supremacy of federal at all.
Is that a correct interpretation.
That yeah that's exactly it really thought it exactly right.
And that's when you don't have to go along.
In Arizona and in state after state city -- city we've been saying look as long as we support federal law and retrace the outlines of federal law and were helping not hurting.
-- I'd be like saying that a police officer could arrest somebody for drug possession because.
Are are catching -- crossing the border with drugs because that's quarter put a federal issue and that's absurd but what we really have -- Now the states have won this victory for the American people.
We have the the chamber of commerce -- to confront an issue.
Do they want to have state by state mandate that everybody use.
You know 151000 businesses join every time and -- or do they want us now to support in Washington.
-- Or does he want to help them continue to have to do Y nine and do -- verify the same time I think -- the time for the chamber to accept.
The days of hiring illegals are coming to an -- work with -- let's work together Democrats -- Republicans as Americans and we can take care of this problem with.
And take care of the problem with the hiring of -- legal immigrants.
That has to happen relatively quickly can now happen irrespective of what the leadership wants and either the house or the senate.
Or are or for that matter what the president wants this looks to be and correct me if I'm wrong.
An all star review attorney general warned.
This looks to be our way for every state to make certain that the that they are doing everything they can to stand illegal immigration.
Yes I think you're exactly right there's been an effort to have the federal government use preemption to stop the states.
From helping enforce anti illegal immigration law and this decision is is a serious blow to that I think it'll be great helped us in appealing the decision -- senate -- and -- And and and and Chris come back the number of states that have already enacted legislation the number of states that.
Do that we did account -- one point was 25 states.
States that were considering similar types of legislation.
Is it your sense you're going to see that kind of legislation move forward now in the law.
-- yes that's exactly right when in fact several states party passed.
Laws that require.
It appears that Alabama may be on the verge of passing a mandatory.
And we -- -- a couple more states come into line very quickly so I I think you're gonna see now that the Supreme Court has given the green light.
Probably in the next twelve months additional states saying look we're gonna go ahead and do this we want -- level playing field for all businesses and we want everybody to follow the law.
And and -- -- -- for a court where we're out of time but I've got to ask this question.
The chamber of commerce representing business interest has fought on this issue tooth and nail whatever quarter.
The -- that does not mean includes the chamber of commerce is entirely wrong that there is a need for additional labor in this country.
And then suggests that there has to be a rational effective humane approach to providing that labor.
Is it your sense as a result of this and I this may be a stretch.
That this historic decision that a sensible compromise could be reached as a result.
I think you're going to see the problem.
She had the opportunity for doing a true guest worker program with somebody comes here work singles home.
Not a stealth amnesty but I think the real issue -- this -- Is this is really that's the litmus test of those who truly care about illegal immigration and stopping.
That the problem.
-- those who have been fighting excuses because there -- no reason to host.
Congressman over thank you very much secretary -- her back.
And coauthor of the law that is just have been upheld by the US Supreme Court the valuation -- younger.
And attorney general Tom Horne thank you don't.
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