Tag Archives: DACA

Trump will phase out DACA, end protections for ‘Dreamers’

An estimated 800,000 U.S. residents could be facing deportation as Donald Trump decided to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program . . .

Tags: DACA , Donald Trump , immigrant children

Senate kills driver’s licenses for young immigrants

Senate bill cracks down young immigrants living in Georgia under “deferred action” against deportation . . .

Tags: DACA , driver's license , immigrants , Josh McKoon , Tommie Williams

Lawmakers focus on anti-immigrant bills

In the closing days of the session, lawmakers are moving several bills aimed at cracking down on immigrants in Georgia . . .

Tags: DACA , driver\'s licenses , immigrants , local governments , sanctuary cities

Senate panel passes bill banning immigrant driver’s licenses

Legislation denying driver’s licenses to DACA immigrants living in Georgia gets a favorable vote in committee . . .

Tags: DACA , immigrant driver's licenses , Josh McKoon

McKoon proposes more crackdowns on DACA immigrants

Sen. Josh McKoon wants to place more restrictions on young immigrants living in Georgia because of President Obama’s order of deferred deportation of undocumented immigrants . . .

Tags: Barack Obama , DACA , immigration restrictions , Josh McKoon , Senate voting procedures

Senate rejects amendment denying immigrant drivers’ licenses

Senate defeats attempt by Sen. Josh McKoon to keep immigrants who’ve been granted deferred status from getting a Georgia drivers’ license . . .

Tags: Curt Thompson , DACA , driver\'s licenses , immigrants , Josh McKoon , Tommie Williams

Immigrant students get a hearing, but no legislative vote

Senate committee holds a hearing, but will not vote, on a bill to allow undocumented college students to pay in-state tuition rates . . .

Tags: DACA , Fran Millar , in-state tuition , Nan Orrock , undocumented students , University System

DACA students urge passage of tuition bill

Immigrant students call for passage of legislation that would allow them to attend Georgia’s public colleges at the lower, in-state tuition rate . . .

Tags: college tuition , DACA , immigrant students , Nan Orrock

Late-breaking bills target Georgia immigrants

Georgia lawmakers have time to vote on three measures that would crack down on Georgia’s immigrant communities . . .

Tags: DACA , deferred action , driver\'s licenses , immigrants , official language