Tag Archives: driver\’s licenses

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 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

McKoon will move ahead with license denial bill

State Sen. Josh McKoon will keep pushing his bill to deny driver’s licenses to immigrants protected by President Obama’s executive order, although a similar action by Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer was blocked in federal court . . .

Tags: Barack Obama , driver\'s licenses , Jan Brewer , Josh McKoon , undocumented immigrants

McKoon bill would prohibit licenses for ‘DREAM’ immigrants

Sen. Josh McKoon prefiles legislation to block issuance of driver’s licenses to immigrants who might be conferred legal status by an executive order from the president . . .

Tags: driver\'s licenses , immigrants , Josh McKoon , Obama executive action

Immigrant driver’s license bill crashes

Bills aimed at Georgia’s immigrant communities did not pass on “crossover day” at the Legislature . . .

Tags: driver\'s licenses , English , immigrants , official language

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

Deal signs drivers’ license bills for non-citizens

Gov. Deal signs two bills that will make it easier for foreign citizens residing legally in Georgia to obtain state drivers’ licenses . . .

Tags: Chris Cummiskey , driver\'s licenses , Nathan Deal , non-citizens

House modifies immigration law, okays foreign driver’s licenses

Legislature approves bills tweaking the state’s immigration law, make it easier for foreign nationals to get state driver’s licenses . . .

Tags: driver\'s licenses , foreign passports , immigrants , public benefits

Foreign drivers’ license bill passes Senate

Senate votes to pass House bill that will make it easier for foreign business executives to get driver’s licenses in Georgia . . .

Tags: driver\'s licenses , foreign business executives , immigration

Ga. Supreme Court upholds law requiring driver’s licenses

Georgia Supreme Court turns down a constitutional challenge filed by a Mexican immigrant to the state law requiring valid driver’s licenses . . .

Tags: driver\'s licenses , Georgia Supreme Court , undocumented immigrants