Thu., April 25, 2013 11:00am
Georgia's governor has signed a bill that aims to fix some unintended consequences of the state's 2011 crackdown on illegal immigration. The legislation signed by Gov. Nathan Deal on Wednesday also makes certain parts of the law stricter.
Thu., March 21, 2013 9:02am
A Georgia House bill intended to fix unintended consequences of a 2011 crackdown on illegal immigration appears to have stalled in a Senate committee. The committee instead voted on an amended version of a similar Senate bill.
Wed., March 20, 2013 5:45pm
A federal judge has struck down a section of a 2011 Georgia law targeting people who knowingly harbor or transport an illegal immigrant. U.S. District Court Judge Thomas Thrash on Wednesday issued an order to eliminate that section of the law because it's pre-empted by federal law. He also ordered the state to inform a number of state agencies that would have been involved in the enforcement of that provision of his decision.
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.
Mon., November 19, 2012 11:00am
More than 10,000 illegal immigrants living in Georgia have requested temporary protection from deportation under a plan established by President Barack Obama.
Tue., May 8, 2012 10:00am
Federal authorities have agreed to allow an illegal immigrant college student whose case sparked a broader debate on illegal immigration in Georgia to remain in the country another year.
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., March 23, 2012 4:15pm
A federal report shows Georgia had the sixth-largest number of illegal immigrants in the country in January 2011. The Department of Homeland Security report released Friday shows that about 440,000 illegal immigrants lived in Georgia. Only California, Texas, Florida, New York and Illinois had larger illegal immigrant populations.
Mon., March 5, 2012 11:00am
The Georgia Senate passed legislation Monday that would ban illegal immigrant students from state colleges and universities. The bill would bar illegal immigrants from all state colleges, universities and technical schools and also makes tweaks to other state laws having to do with illegal immigration.
Tue., February 28, 2012 11:00am
Students, educators and lawmakers plan to gather at the Georgia Capitol to protest legislative proposals that would ban illegal immigrant students from all state colleges, universities and technical schools.