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  • Alabama gets Airbus factory, defying critics of immigration crackdown

    07/03/2012 2:31:40 PM PDT · by BO Stinkss · 27 replies ^ | July 3, 2012 | Neil Munro
    Alabama is getting a new high-tech aircraft factory and 1,000 high-wage jobs, despite warnings from progressive groups that the state’s immigration reform would frighten away investors. “The naysayers were hoping it would,” said state Rep. Mike Ball. But “the immigration law doesn’t make any difference to the foreign companies — if they’re legal, they know they’re welcome, and we have a competitive environment where they can make a profit,” said Ball, a former police detective. “More jobs for sweet home Alabama,” said Chuck Ellis, a councilman in the city of Albertville. “Once again the state of Alabama has taken the...