Fri., March 8, 2013 11:00am
A state panel created to ensure government employees comply with Georgia immigration laws has dismissed a complaint at the request of the filer.
Tue., November 27, 2012 7:41pm
The state of Georgia is considering its options a day after a federal appeals court denied its request to reconsider a ruling on the state's tough law targeting illegal immigration. The Georgia attorney general's office said Tuesday it hadn't made any decision about its next step.
Fri., July 6, 2012 2:59pm
The state of Georgia said Friday its law targeting illegal immigration should be upheld in light of the U.S. Supreme Court's ruling on a similar law enacted by Arizona.
Tue., May 1, 2012 7:03am
Immigrant rights and civil liberties groups are planning a May Day rally at the Georgia Capitol that they're billing as a "historic coming together" of immigrants and working people.
Fri., January 27, 2012 8:00am
House Democrats want to repeal a new law cracking down on illegal immigrants in Georgia. The badly outnumbered Democratic caucus held a public hearing on the repeal Thursday.
Tue., November 8, 2011 6:42am
Opponents of a policy that effectively bans illegal immigrants from Georgia's most competitive state colleges and universities plan to ask the university system to overturn it. Two young people are set to address a committee of the Board of Regents of the University System of Georgia Tuesday.
Tue., September 20, 2011 3:00pm
Fall vegetable harvest is underway in Georgia. No labor shortage so far and prices are good. Crop damage from Irene could benefit farmers here.
Fri., August 26, 2011 1:08pm
The new state immigration law has some Georgia farmers planting less food for the Fall harvest. They’re worried about a worker shortage.
Sat., July 9, 2011 8:53am
Starting in January, Georgia’s new immigration law requires companies with 500 workers or more to use the federal E-Verify system to ensure their employees can work here legally. Over the next year, smaller employers will be phased in in two waves. The online system checks eligibility with the Social Security Administration and the Bureau of Citizen and Immigration Services.
Sat., June 18, 2011 7:54am
Former Georgia Gov. Sonny Perdue said this week the state might face some unintended consequences with its new immigration law. He said he wanted Georgia to be known as a state that was friendly and welcoming to people.