Georgia’s Anti-Education Legislature and SB 458 — What Are They Doing in The Name of Anti-Immigration Fervor?

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The Georgia State Senate acted recently to pass an anti-immigration measure aimed at stopping 300 Georgia residents who happen to not have legal status from attending public colleges and universities in Georgia, despite the fact that they are paying out-of-state tuition.  The Georgia House is moving to pass similar legislation at the behest of House Judiciary Non-Civil Committee Chair, Cobb …

There They Go Again–The Georgia Legislature and Immigration

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This week both branches of the Georgia State Legislature have been busy in trying to pass anti-immigration legislation. The curious part of their efforts is what appears to be a complete lack of communication between the branches and what their specific purposes are. THE GEORGIA HOUSE DISSES THE GEORGIA SENATE On Monday, the Georgia House completely eviserated the Senate version …

Why Is the Georgia Legislature Always Attacking Immigrants?

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The Georgia State Legislature’s 2009 session just ended on Friday, and none too soon. Thanks to the efforts of sensible State Senators who truly understand the unwelcoming message that SB 67 (English only driver’s license exams) would have sent to foreign investors in the Georgia economy (e.g. Kia Automotive), we have one less anti-immigration law taking effect later this year. …