Thu., April 14, 2011 6:58pm
The controversial illegal immigration reform bill passed on the last day of the General Assembly. Immigrant rights groups and members of the business community opposed it up to the final debate.
Wed., March 16, 2011 7:54am
Today is crossover day at the state Capitol. That’s when bills must pass either chamber or won’t have a chance to become law until next year. Most of the big issues have already made it across. Changing HOPE's college scholarship and pre-kindergarten funding, immigration reform and the 2012 budget are three major challenges lawmakers came to the Gold Dome to address,
Tue., March 15, 2011 3:54pm
Tomorrow is Crossover Day at the state capitol. That’s when bills must pass either chamber or won’t have a chance to become law until next year. Most of the big issues have already made it across.
Thu., February 3, 2011 4:41pm
Governor Nathan Deal says the state needs an immigration reform bill it can use, rather than one for show.
Wed., December 8, 2010 3:45pm
The Georgia Farm Bureau adopted a policy that opposes any new laws that could threaten their workforce. Farmers say immigrant labor necessary to pick crops. Most Americans not willing to do the job.
Thu., October 28, 2010 4:55pm
State lawmakers took up immigration laws at the state capitol Thursday. The new committee is tasked with strengthening Georgia’s immigration policies.
Thu., October 28, 2010 9:28am
The committee created last month to tackle immigration reform will meet on Thursday.
Fri., October 1, 2010 3:34pm
The leaders of the Georgia House and Senate have announced the creation of a 14 member panel to look into Georgia immigration laws ahead of next year's General Assembly. The Senate leader, Lt. Governor Casey Cagle, says the aim is to use every option to lessen illegal immigration's impact in Georgia. His election opponent says, it's too little, too late.
Fri., March 19, 2010 4:53pm
March in Washington, D.C. will call for immigration reform.
Wed., August 12, 2009 8:04am
Reform will improve law enforcement efforts, they say.