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Georgia Immigration

States Stable 2 Years After Immigration Laws

AP | KATE BRUMBACK | Posted 09.05.2013 | Latino Voices

VIDALIA, Ga. — Two years after Georgia and Alabama passed laws designed to drive away people living in the country illegally, the states' agricu...

March Calls Out Georgia's National Disgrace: Will Regents Finally End College Ban for Undocumented Students?

Jeff Biggers | Posted 04.28.2013 | College
Jeff Biggers

The nation is watching: How much longer will Georgia's Board of Regents uphold a blatantly segregationist state law that has made the Peach State a national disgrace?

Do as I Say, Not as I Want: Dissonance in Conservative Immigration Policy and Practice

Richey Piiparinen | Posted 09.09.2012 | Politics
Richey Piiparinen

Instead of dealing with the conflict that comes with both demanding and demonizing immigrants, we bury our heads away from the reality that conflict exists.

Newest Anti-Immigrant Law Will Further Damage Georgia

Azadeh Shahshahani | Posted 05.26.2012 | Politics
Azadeh Shahshahani

Lawmakers now aim to prohibit state and local governments from accepting many foreign passports as proof of identification. In effect, both immigrants and foreign tourists would be unable to prove their identity in a wide range of interactions.

Judge Blocks Provisions Of Controversial Georgia Immigration Law

AP | KATE BRUMBACK and GREG BLUESTEIN | Posted 08.27.2011 | Politics

ATLANTA — A federal judge on Monday temporarily blocked parts of Georgia's strict new law targeting illegal immigration from taking effect, incl...

Georgia Begins Replacing Migrant Workers With Criminals After Immigration Law

AP | RAY HENRY and KATE BRUMBACK | Posted 08.22.2011 | Politics

LESLIE, Ga. (AP) — It's 3:25 p.m. in a dusty cucumber field in south Georgia. A knot of criminal offenders who spent seven hours in the sun harvesti...

Mexico, 10 Other Countries, Join Lawsuit Against Georgia Immigration Law

AP | GREG BLUESTEIN | Posted 08.16.2011 | Politics

ATLANTA — Mexico and 10 other countries have joined the legal fight against Georgia's tough new immigration law, warning that the strict crackdo...