Mexico Reviewing Ala. Immigration Law Under NAFTA: Union

Law360, Los Angeles (September 21, 2012, 2:01 PM EDT) -- The Mexican government is reviewing claims by the Service Employees International Union and a Mexican lawyers' group that Alabama's controversial immigration law discriminates against immigrant workers in violation of the North American Free Trade Agreement, the union announced Thursday.

The SEIU said that Mexico’s secretary of labor and social welfare has accepted a complaint filed in April by the union and the Mexican National Association of Democratic Lawyers alleging that the Beason-Hammon Alabama Taxpayer and Citizen Protection Act, often referred to as HB 56, contradicts key...
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