Tag Archives: immigration

Political Notes — Sen. Rubio says Perdue and Trump’s immigration bill won’t pass

Sen. David Perdue’s bill to limit immigration has no chance of passing, Florida Sen. Marco Rubio predicts . . .

Tags: ASOS , Chris Carr , David Perdue , immigration , Marco Rubio , Navicent

Deadlocked Supreme Court rejects immigration rehearing

The U.S. Supreme Court won’t rehear the Obama administration’s case on an immigration executive order, leaving the order blocked until a ninth justice is confirmed . . .

Tags: Barack Obama , executive order , immigration

Bennett’s election could move the needle on some issues

The election of a Democrat in House District 80, formerly a GOP-held seat, could affect the outcomes of several state and local issues in the next General Assembly session . . .

Tags: House District 80 , immigration , J. Max Davis , Josh McKoon , religious freedom , Taylor Bennett

Olens, Perdue laud court action blocking immigration order

Federal appeals court upholds injunction that blocks President Obama’s orders to defer the deportation of undocumented immigrants; Georgia officials are pleased with the decision . . .

Tags: David Perdue , executive orders , immigration , President Obama , Sam Olens

Political Notes – Smyre retires from Synovus, but not the Legislature

Rep. Calvin Smyre, the longest-serving member of the Legislature, retires from his banking job but will keep serving in the House; Delta is stirring things up among the more conservative lawmakers . . .

Tags: Calvin Smyre , corporate tax exemption , Delta Air Lines , gay marriage , immigration , Josh McKoon , religious freedom , Sam Teasley

House votes to block Obama orders on immigration

In a largely symbolic move, the U.S. House passes a resolution that tries to roll back President Obama’s executive orders on immigration . . .

Tags: Barack Obama , executive orders , House legislation , immigration

Georgia is part of coalition suing Obama on immigration

Georgia joins 16 other states in filing a federal lawsuit challenging President Obama’s executive orders on immigration . . .

Tags: Barack Obama , executive orders , federal lawsuit , immigration , Sam Olens

Obama issues order on immigration, draws wrath of GOP

President Obama announces his plan to sign executive orders shielding as many as 5 million undocumented immigrants from deportation; Republicans react with anger . . .

Tags: Barack Obama , David Perdue , deportation , Doug Collins , executive orders , immigration , John Lewis , Kasim Reed

On the campaign trail: Obama delays immigration action until after election

President Obama holds off on an executive order on immigration, irritating Latinos and immigration activists . . .

Tags: Barack Obama , Corry Bliss , Georgia Equality , immigration , Jerry Gonzalez , LGBT endorsements

House Republicans, with Georgia votes, pass immigration bills

The U.S. House passes two immigration bills, but the measures are not expected to move in the Democratic-controlled Senate; President Obama may issue more executive orders on immigration . . .

Tags: Barack Obama , immigrant children , immigration , John Barrow , Lynn Westmoreland , Paul Broun , Rob Woodall , Tom Price , U.S. House