Wed., February 15, 2012 11:00am
Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal said he isn't seeking changes to Georgia's tough law targeting illegal immigration. Deal said parts of the law have only been in effect for a few months and more time is needed to assess how it's working.
Mon., November 28, 2011 9:13am
The University of Georgia could vote this week on whether to oppose a policy that requires the school to turn away illegal immigrants who apply for admission. The University Council will vote Thursday on whether to ask the state Board of Regents to reverse its policy.
Mon., June 20, 2011 1:01pm
A federal judge heard arguments on a request by civil liberties groups to block Georgia's law cracking down on illegal immigration from taking effect until a legal challenge has been resolved, but said he would not make an immediate ruling.
Wed., June 8, 2011 5:46pm
Georgia's new immigration law is affecting businesses beyond those in agriculture and other industries that rely on immigrant labor. Shops catering to Hispanics say, their customer base is drying up, leaving them worried about their future. One such store owner says, she might close up shop -- leaving her town with one more shuttered small business.
Wed., April 13, 2011 1:56pm
Lawmakers have just one day to sort out their differences over an illegal immigration reform measure.
Mon., April 11, 2011 2:01pm
The House has restored controversial provisions in its immigration bill that the Senate gutted Monday night.
Mon., March 14, 2011 3:56pm
The state House and Senate are now more in line with what they want out of immigration reform. The Senate passed its version of a hotly debated bill
Sat., March 12, 2011 8:05pm
A group of Democratic State Senators brought an immigration hearing to Savannah this weekend. A panel led by Tucker State Senator Curt Thompson is a Democratic version of an all Republican one that met last year. Both committees have collected testimony on immigration's impact on Georgia.
Fri., March 4, 2011 9:11am
An illegal immigration bill passes the House, while a new bill on where gun owners can carry makes a re-appearance. Also, Georgia's attorney general weighs-in on the issue of whether allowing voters to decide on Sunday alcohol sales is constitutional.
Thu., March 3, 2011 6:40pm
The state house passed a bill that’s intended to crackdown on illegal immigration. Meanwhile, protesters stormed the capitol steps to deliver a letter urging the governor to veto it.