Georgia eliminates the Immigration Enforcement Review Board & Teaches Us All a Lesson

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In 2011, Georgia passed HB 87, creating the controversial Immigration Enforcement Review Board (IERB). The seven-member board, comprised primarily of volunteers with little knowledge on immigration law, was tasked to investigating complaints about municipalities not enforcing immigration laws.  It was empowered to not only probe complaints from the public but also issue subpoenas, place witnesses under oath and administer fines. …

When Can A DACA Student Pay In-State Tuition In Georgia? Now!

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On December 30, 2016, Judge Gail S. Tusan, Chief Judge of the Fulton County Superior Court ordrered the Georgia Board of Regents: to perform their duty in applying the federal definition of lawful presence as it relates to students who are DACA Recipients and to grant them in-state tuition status. This is the Court’s final order in this matter . …